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PSY230H5 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Trait Theory, Institute For Operations Research And The Management Sciences, Meta-Analysis

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Ulrich Schimmack
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Prof. Schimmack informs you that the correlation between marks on the
rst test and the second test in PSY230 is
= .6. You score was above
average on the rst exam. What is the probability that you will score
above average on the second exam?
A. 40%
B. 50%
C. 60%
D. 70%
E. 80%
According to the “Bermuda Triangle of Causality”, how many causal paths
contribute to the correlation between two variables?
A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4
E. 5
Which statement about the Big Five personality traits is correct?
A. The Big Five measure all scientically relevant variation in personality.
B. It is easy to nd personality traits that are independent of the Big Five.
C. The Big Five are limited to studies that use English and do not
generalize to other languages.
D. The Big Five are based on neurological studies of brain functioning.
E. The Big Five are assumed to be independent of each other
Which statement about this gure is
A. Talkative is predicted to be
negatively correlated with shyness.
B. Talkative is predicted to be
positively correlated with shyness.
C. Factor 1 is an unobserved variable.
D. Having more energy does NOT
cause people to be more shy.
D. Having more energy does NOT cause people to be less shy.
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