PSYCH 211: Behavior Modification
Chapter 19 Study Guide
Promoting Generalization
1. What is generalization?
- Increases the likelihood that the behavior change will occur in all relevant
situations or
PSYCH 211: Behavior Modification
Chapter 15 Study Guide
Differential Reinforcement
1. What is meant by differential reinforcement? What are the three types
of differential reinforcement and what makes
Managing Expectations
Thursday October 5th
*Self-fulfilling prophecy, Pygmalion effect, Galetea effect, productivity
Its funny how the world lives up to all your expectations- Mary Chaplin
If I accept
Psych 457 Notes
October 10, 2017
Attitudes, Intentions, and the Prediction of Behavior
Turnover as Organizational Problem
- Setting the stage (eyes only this page)
- Voluntary turnover is frequent in
September 26, 2017
Psych 457
Expectancy theory
(Valence, Instrumentality, Expectancy)
Getting Bobcats Out Faster * Example
- 2 min per tire, 10 min per loader, 6/hr; 45/hr
- 30/day is the standard or
Similar to what we learned in the beginning of this course, Disney and Apple seemed to have a
similar mind set as Peters and Waterman had. A managers job is not to be a cop, referee, devils
advocate,
Thursday November 2
Psych 457
Job Characteristics Model
Of Work Motivation
*the Hackman & Oldham Model
Job Characteristic Approach
- Content of the job
- The processes that influence internal motivati
Managing Expectations
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse; however, if I treat you as though you are what you are
capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann von Goethe
Productiv
Tuesday, October 15
Psych 457
Job Satisfaction
Historical Overview
- A classic and critical area: MORALE
- How do people feel (attitudes) about their jobs?
- What do people think (beliefs, opinions) a
Motivator-Hygiene Approach to Motivation and Morale (Herzberg,1968)
(well written, critical analysis of a number of previous existing approaches fun)
Overview
It is in human nature to avoid pain and u
Thursday October 26
Psych 457
Equity Theory
*Salary, Inequity, and Dissatisfaction
Theft Rates after Pay Cut
An Overview of (In) Equity Theory Approach
- Addresses motivation and work-related attitude
Psych 456
Thursday September, 28
Exam is on Tuesday October 2
50 questions (MC, fill in the blank, essay)
4 units will be on this exam (25 points each)
Ways to deal with stress from framework
- Take c
Complex ANOVA
designs
Lecture 12
Two-way ANOVA
We have discussed experiments with one independent
variable
Experiments can have multiple independent variables,
allowing us to simultaneously examine:
Analysis of variance
(ANOVA)
Lecture 11
Comparing means
Testing single sample mean: z test or t-test
Comparing means of 2 groups: related-samples t-test or
independent-samples t-test
What if we wan
Single-sample tests
Lecture 9
Sampling distributions
We evaluate the probability of obtaining a score from an
underlying sampling distribution
Sampling distribution assumes the H0 is true
Recall lo
BINOMIAL EXPERIMENTS
Binomial distribution
A binomial experiment is one that meets all of the
following requirements:
1. The experiment must have a fixed number of
trials.
2. The trials must be indepe
BINOMIAL EXPERIMENTS
Binomial distribution
A binomial experiment is one that meets all of the
following requirements:
1. The experiment must have a fixed number of
trials.
2. The trials must be indepe
Inferential statistics
Lecture 8
Inferential statistics
Descriptive statistics: Numbers that summarize a set of
data
Inferential statistics: Use of sample statistics in an
attempt to infer the chara
Probability
Lecture 6
Probability
Most inferential statistics are based on probability
Probability: a number between 0 and 1 that indicates the
likelihood of an event occurring due to chance factors
Sampling
distributions
Lecture 7
Sampling distributions
Logic of inferential statistics
1. Calculate appropriate statistic
2. Evaluate statistic based on underlying probability
distribution
Underlyi
Assignment due in class on February 8, 2017
PSYC 350 Section 1: Homework Assignment #2
NOTE: Please remember to include your name and class section number on your
homework assignment!
1.(a)
Assignment due in class on January 27, 2017
PSYC 350: Homework Assignment #1
1. Identify both the independent variable and the dependent variable in the
following story problem:
A professor
Assignment due in class on February 17, 2017
PSYC 350 Section 1: Homework Assignment #3
1. Assume you have a basket full of socks of the following breakdown:
10 of the socks have blue stripes
Assignment due in class on March 1, 2017
PSYCH 350 Section 1: Homework Assignment #4
1. A university researcher is interested in whether efforts to recruit more top high
school students have be
Practice Exam 2
1. What is power, in the context of hypothesis testing? Is a one-tailed or two-tailed
test more powerful, and why?
2. What is the sampling distr
Assignment due in class on March 8, 2017
PSYCH 350 Section 1: Homework Assignment #5
1. A basketball coach has developed a new training program that she thinks will
make her players better at f
Exam 2 Practice Questions
1. Suppose Im interested in whether or not there is a difference between the
number of books read for pleasure each year by NDSU students an
PSYC 350 Exam 2 Study Guide
Things you should be able to do:
Apply addition and multiplication rules to calculate probability
Construct null and alternative hypothe
Assignment due in class on January 27, 2017
PSYC 350: Homework Assignment #1
1. Identify both the independent variable and the dependent variable in the
following story problem:
A professor
Assignment due in class on March 1, 2017
PSYCH 350 Section 1: Homework Assignment #4
1. A university researcher is interested in whether efforts to recruit more top high
school students have be