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# The Difference Between

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A survey question that asks you to write a brief explanation is called

Auto correlation and cross correlation

Auto correlation is the correlation of one signal with itself.

Cross correlation is the correlation of one signal with a different signal.

If a married man cheats does that mean there are problems in his marriage

not all the time, depends on how long been married and how he and wife get along and how often they have sex

A person's genres or upbringing are more important. :)

Which is most clearly an example of categorical data

Male or Female

Which key difference do experiments have that correlation studies do not have

A treatment is imposed,

ex.)

making the participants take a certain medicine instead of just allowing them to do what they please and see how they heal.

Which question is most important to biopsychology

How does brain chemistry affect how we feel and act

Experiments can be used to show what

Causation

Question-wording bias in a survey can

affect the results of the survey.

The independent variable is associated mainly with

the treatment that the researcher controls directly.

An experiment is designed to compare the differences in learning outcomes between learning math from a video game and learning it from traditional classroom activities The experiment finds no differe

The source of math instruction

The amount of math learned

the hawthorne effect

A record of whether a subject is male or female is an example of

categorial data.

An example of a hidden variable would be

Bald people who wear diapers tend to cry more often than other people

What is shown on a scatter plot when the points show no pattern

randomness of data

Under-coverage might occur if a survey on technology asked questions of

people who subscribed to one particular mobile phone service.

An experiment is designed to compare the differences in health outcomes between people who are visited in the hospital by therapy cats and people who are not. Which of these is the independent variabl

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Which scenario is best illustrates the concept of illusory correlation

A person believes cell phones cause cancer despite scientific studies finding no correlation between them.

If people who eat a sugary chocolate cereal for breakfast have a lower rate of cancer this shows that

A. We should all eat less of the cereal

B. Eating the cereal lowers your cancer rate

C. We should all eat more of the cereal

D. The cereal might ( or might not) be the cause of a lower cancer rate

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