(Scenario Iii) Suppose You Are a Confederate of This Study
(Scenario III) Suppose you are a confederate of this study and become a roommate of a Christian student who reports high religiosity and appears to exhibit intergroup bias and outgroup discrimination. After living with him for some time you decide to examine the behavioral traces he leaves that may provide evidence of his intergroup bias. Which of the following behavioral traces may be MOST informative for the goal of this study?
A) church pamphlets describing the best allies for his particular church
B) church pamphlets describing what kind of people their followers should recruit for their church
C) your roommate's diary, which describes the women he has dated and the women he has not yet dated
D) a list of Christian-friendly individuals and a list of Christian-unfriendly individuals
(Scenario III) Suppose Ken, a participant of this study, is a homosexual atheist who is not out of the closet. Understanding the culture of the university he is at, when asked about his sexual orientation he says he is a heterosexual Christian. The results of Ken's responses on the survey will likely produce:
A) raw scores.
B) true scores.
D) random error.
Which is the correct order of steps in the research process?
A) select a research design, obtain results, share findings
B) obtain results, share findings, select a research design
C) share findings, select a research design, obtain results
D) select a research design, share findings, obtain results
Which of the following is NOT one of the basic steps in designing research?
A) determine the best measures
B) choose the right research design for the question
C) recruit research participants
D) identify the independent and dependent variables