HW4E_ SaraPoet_PSYCH354B01

# HW4E_ SaraPoet_PSYCH354B01 - PSYC 354 HOMEWORK 4 Sampling...

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PSYC 354 H OMEWORK 4 Sampling and Probability When submitting this file, be sure the filename includes your full name, course and section. Example: HW4_JohnDoe_354B01 Be sure you have reviewed this module/week’s lesson and presentations along with the practice data analysis before proceeding to the homework exercises. Complete all analyses in SPSS, then copy and paste your output and graphs into your homework document file. Answer any written questions (such as the text-based questions or the APA Participants section) in the appropriate place within the same file. Part I: Concepts Questions 1–15 These questions are based on the Nolan and Heinzen reading and end-of-chapter questions. Questions 1-10 Fill in the highlighted blanks to answer/complete the statements. 1) Define an “illusory correlation” and give a brief example. __An illusory correlation is the phenomen of believing an individual sees an association between variables when no variables actually exist. An example would be a football player believing his lucky socks is what helps him win is an illusory correlation. 2) Generalizability refers to researchers’ ability to apply findings from one sample or in one context to other samples or contexts. 3) The duplication of the results of a research study in a different context or with a different sample is called __replication_ . 4) Your own estimate of the likelihood that you will win a contest is known as a(n) ___personal probability .

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• Summer '15
• haynes
• Spss, psyc, Mean, Null hypothesis

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