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Exam 1 Study Guide In general, you should know these terms and be able to pick out examples illustrating the concepts / terms. You should also know the research findings I discuss in class, as several of my test questions are analogous examples based on the research findings. I would suggest filling out this study guide by providing definitions, coming up with your own examples, and summarizing the research findings. A completed study guide will be incredibly helpful to you when you are taking your exam. Chapter 1 hindsight bias- known as “I knew it all along” phenomenon, when someone says they knew something was going to happen, after the fact that it happened. For example, if a couple breaks up, an example of hindsight bias would be saying “I knew they were never a good match” overconfidence- We humans tend to think we know more than we actually do. People tend to overestimate their knowledge theory- explains behaviors or events by offering ideas that organize observations. hypotheses (theory driven / observation driven approaches)- A good theory that produces testable predictions. operational definitions- the specific and precise details of how an experiment is going to be conducted, with details such as measurements, the variables, etc descriptive research strategies (case studies, naturalistic observations) -Case study A descriptive technique in which one individual or group is studied in depth with the hope of revealing universal principles. May not represent the entire group. -Naturalistic Observations A descriptive technique of observing and recording behavior in naturally occurring situations without trying to manipulate or control the situation -The Survey A descriptive technique for obtaining self reported activities or behaviors of a particular group, usually by questionnaires, a representative, or a random sample of the group wording effect- describes the possible effect on participants when the words of a question are reorganized or reworded random sampling- a sample that fairly represents a population because each member of the

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