# Unit workbook for Fundamentals of psychology : an by Michael S. Gazzaniga

By Michael S. Gazzaniga

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3. Is it possible for a test to be reliable but invalid? How? 4. How is validity determined for tests? experimentation? 5· What is a criterion? 39 for UNIT9 6. What is a sample? What is the purpose of taki a sample? Houu is the sample chosen? What doe this method of choice ensure? 7. What is a volunteer or handy sample? Houu does it differ from a random sample in method and validity? 8. Why are statistical properties of samples considered? 9. What are the three basic questions to ask abou the measurements taken with any psychological study?

How was reliability of interviewers checked? 14. How is the mean found? What is another name for the mean? How is the median found? Which response is it? 15. When are the mean and median approximately equal to each other? 16. What is a positively skewed distribution? What is the relationship between the mean and the median? 17. What is a negatively skewed distribution? What is the relationship between the mean and the median? 41 UNIT9 18. How does the amount of variability between indi viduals affect the value of the mean or median?

15. What is "hue"? 16. What is the color solid? 17. What is "saturation" of a color? 18. HOIAJ is the physical spectrum different from the psychological continuum of colors? 53 UNIT 11 19. What is a metameric color? 20. What is additive color mixture? 21. Describe the perception of subtractive color mixtures . 22. What is the trichromatic theory of color? Is there any physiological evidence in its support, and, if so, ujhat is it? 23. What is the opponent process theory of color? is it supported by physiological evidence?