Exercise 1 (A)
Opinions Versus Facts
Read each of the following pairs of statements and decide whether each statement is
opinion or fact. Write Fact/ Opinion in front of the statement.
Females scored significantly higher than males on every
Psy 300 Exam 2 Review Chapter 6 Probability: the probability of A = number of outcomes classified as A Total number of possible outcomes Ex. The probability of selecting the king of hearts from a card deck is 1/52 The probability of selecting an ace
The Effect of Extracurricular Activity Participation on the GPA of
High School Junior Students
Jesse R. Fox
Grand Valley State University
The purpose of this study is to examine the association between participation in athletic, fine
Types of Research:
1. Descriptive Methods:
Observational- making observations of human or other animal behavior.
Case Study- an in-depth study of one or more individuals.
Survey- questioning individuals
How do we acquire knowledge?
Basic vs. Applied Research
a. Goal= to understand fundamental process of behavior
a. Goal= to solve an every day problem
Review Sheet for Exam 1 (Psychology 300, Fall 2007, Professor Yarlas)
You are officially responsible for all material presented in Chapters 1 - 4 in Stangor, and all lecture material. However, the following is an outline of major topics from the book
1. The authors of the research study described in this article are Bill Thornton,
Alyson Faires, Maija Robbins, and Eric Rollins.
2. The hypothesis of the research study was whether or not the mere presence
of a cell phone would influ