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Experimental Design and Hypothesis Testing Review Game

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This is meant to be a fun review game for some of the key concepts covered regarding hypothesis testing and experimental design.

Created Date 04.03.20
Last Updated 04.03.20
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Topics of this game:
  • Which of the following is correctly formatted?
  • Lan Nguyen and Sam Hamilton wrote a paper about the principles behind success in 2020. Which of the following is the correct way to cite this source in APA style?
  • Identify the sequence that is correct when citing multiple sources in APA style.
  • Which of the following information should be in italics when listing a journal article in the References section of an APA style paper?
  • Which of the following should NOT be written in uppercase?
  • Two principals from the same school district compete to see whose school ranks higher based on MAP test scores. Which of the following is true?
  • The amount of time middle school and high school students spend time doing homework was studied. Which of the following statements is FALSE?
  • Participants are given a piece of Duff's cake and then given a piece of Buddy's cake. Then they are asked to rate which cake tastes better. Which of the following statements is FALSE?
  • Which of the following terms is different from the other three?
  • Which of the following is an example of a quasi-experiment?
  • Participants are shown both both options simultaneously and asked to choose the one they prefer. Which of the following is FALSE?
  • What are the advantages of an independent-groups design?
  • Which of the following is the best example of a threat to internal validity called selection effect?
  • To find out whether big or small dogs make better companions, willing participants were sent home with a big dog for a week and then they exchanged the big dog for a small dog for the second week to see which dog made better companions. What is the design flaw in this study? What should have been done to eliminate the design confound in this study?
  • Students who were already distant learners and those who were not were compared on how well they were adjusting to taking all courses online. The results reveal that those who were originally distant learners are having fewer adjustment issues. What is true about this study?
  • One of the steps in the scientific method is "test your hypothesis." Which hypothesis does this refer to?
  • If you find statistically significant results, which of the following is definitely true?
  • A research team hypothesized that there would be a difference in scores between those who solved anagrams with background music and those who did so without music. Which type of statistical analysis should they conduct to analyze their data?
  • What would NOT be a possible outcome if we increase the critical alpha level from p = .05 to p =.07?