Flashcards in Module 3 Deck (16):
A technique in which one person is studied in depth reveal underline behavioral principles.
A technique for ascertaining the self-reported attitudes, opinions, or behaviors of people usually by questioning a representative, random sample of people.
Wording can change the results of the survey.
False consensus effect
A tendency to overestimate the extent to which others share our beliefs and behaviors.
From a population, if each member has an equal chance of inclusion into a sample, we call that a random sample. If the survey sample is biased, it's results are spurious.
Observing and recording behavior of animals in the wild, two recording self seating patterns in lunchrooms in multiracial school constitute naturalistic observation.
When one trade her behavior accompanies another, we say the two correlate.
Graphs comprised of points generated by values of two variables, the slope of points depicts the direction, and the amount of scatter the strength of relationship.
The perception of a relationship where none exists. Parents conceive children after adoption.
Is a factor, manipulated by the experimenter, and whose effect is being studied.
Factor that may change in response to independent variable. In psychology, it is usually a behavior or mental process.
Experimental results caused by expectations alone; any effect on behavior caused by the administration of an inner substance or condition which is assumed to be an active agent.
In evaluating drug therapies it is important to keep the patients and experimenters assistance blind to wish patient got real treatment and which placebo.
statistical procedures analyze and interpret data and let us see what the unaided eye misses.
The difference between the highest and lowest scores in a distribution.