You are interested in studying the link between pet ownership and stress.
Describe the strengths and weaknesses of describing this link using: (1)
surveys, (2) experimental designs, and (3) qualitative methods. In your
(a) provide examples of
The pen is mightier than the word: Object priming of evaluative standards
By: Abraham M. Rutchick
Abraham Rutchick sought to evaluate the correlation between exposure to the color red
and the number of harshness of evaluation. To this poin
Exam 2 content: Sampling, causality, surveys. Thursday.
1) Survey design
a. Know general design (Don Dillmans stuff)
b. Extent to which how a survey looks matters
b.i. Size matters. (She lied!)
Larger space given for open ended quest
Does going greek impair undergraduate performance?
1) Greek members suffer a 1-10% drop in cumulative GPA
2) Different lifestyle causes different responsibilities, perceptions and attitudes
from non Greek students
a. Can be both positive or negative
Your Friend recently enrolled in a handwriting analysis class that promises to teach him
how to understand someones personality through the patterns revealed in their
handwriting. The ad for the class reads Take this class and in 3 weeks, you will be able
Collins emphasized the way rituals sustain inequalities and social order. Ritzer didnt.
Evaluate McD on this. Similarities and differences?
Durkheimian order and sustained inequalities
1) Includes greetings like hi, how are you.
a. Those greeti
1) Four faults of social science research
b. Selective or inaccurate observation
c. Illogical reasoning: drawing a conclusion without enough information
d. Resistance to change: not open to ideas
2) Types of questions
Making reference to a specific utilitarian theory, assess the degree to which consumers
make rational decisions
1) Adam Smiths utilitarian model (and lasses faire applied to sociology)
a. People attempting to maximize their profits and minimize
317 Final Study Guide
1) Sample terms
a.i. Entire population of interest
b.i. Entire set of people/things that study can be generalized to
c. Target population
c.i. Population to which results are actually generalized to
After running an ANOVA test for GPA, Attendance, and Sleep, it was found that there
were no significant differences between the perception of any groups for any of the three
variables (add in F scores here if you want). This could be due to college studen