Modules_Ch02_Web Quiz 2

Modules_Ch02_Web - MyersExp7 Modules_Ch02_Web Quiz 2 1 Jamie and Lynn were sure that they had answered most of the multiplechoice questions

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1. Jamie and Lynn were sure that they had answered most of the multiple- choice questions correctly because "the questions required only common sense." However, they each scored less than 60% on the exam. This best illustrates: a. illusory correlation. b. random assignment. c. the hindsight bias. d. overconfidence. 2. Psychological theories: a. organize scientific observations. b. explain observed facts. c. generate hypotheses. d. involve all of these activities. 3. Which research method runs the greatest risk of collecting evidence that may be unrepresentative of what is generally true? a. naturalistic observation b. the case study c. experimentation d. the survey 4. Every twenty-fifth person who ordered a subscription to a weekly news magazine was contacted by market researchers to complete a survey of opinions regarding the magazine's contents. The researchers were most clearly employing a technique known as: a. naturalistic observation. b. the double-blind procedure.
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2012 for the course PSY 100 taught by Professor Farthing during the Winter '08 term at University of Maine Orono .

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Modules_Ch02_Web - MyersExp7 Modules_Ch02_Web Quiz 2 1 Jamie and Lynn were sure that they had answered most of the multiplechoice questions

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