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

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Department

PsychologyCourse Code

PSY230H5Professor

Ulrich SchimmackStudy Guide

MidtermThis

**preview**shows half of the first page. to view the full**2 pages of the document.**Prof. Schimmack informs you that the correlation between marks on the

rst test and the second test in PSY230 is

r

= .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 scientically 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

INCORRECT?

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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