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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. confounding variables
  2. Culture
  3. spotlight anxiety
  4. Positive correlation
  5. random assignment
  1. a When both variables are affected in the same way.

    i.e.= The more you eat, the more you gain weight.
  2. b undesirable variables that influence the relationship between the independent and dependent variables
  3. c Norms and values that define a society or social group.
  4. d Emotional distress and pressure that may undermine performance.
  5. e a sample in which every member of the target population has an equal chance of being selected

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. getting people to make a commitment to something small, with the hope of persuading them to agree to something larger.
    Petrova et al. = email surveys
  2. Opportunities seem more valuable to people when they are less readily available.
  3. People can learn from what happens to others, they don't have to experience it themselves. Vicarious reinforcement .
  4. the results can be replicated
  5. personal (internal) factors

5 True/False questions

  1. IndividualismLearners must want to demonstrate what they have learned.


  2. proxemics theoryBased on the culture's need for "personal space"


  3. Short term orientationThese cultures value personal steadiness and stability. There is a focus on the future instead of the past, and innovation is highly valued


  4. natural experimentwhen the variable of interest is naturally occurring outside the control of the researcher.


  5. Normative Social InfluenceReasons why people conform. Based on the way people cognitively process information about a situation. (social comparison or cognitive dissonance)