B F Skinner
When a researcher reads into the meaning of the content he is analyzing to get data.
When coding content is based on face-value rather the meaning.
When trying to prove causation, levels of data are mismatched and statistics are applied at one level to infer data of another level.
A logic error based on circular reasoning, i.e., something is true by definition, or true because the dependent variable is merely a restatement of the independent variable.
Malingering is a subconscious process.
In malingering the person has something to gain.
Factitious disorder involves deception.
Factitious disorder involves secondary gain.
The onset is from 18 to 25 years of age for males.
The onset is from 25 to 35 years of age for females.
Females are slightly more likely to develop the disorder.
An afflicted individual is unlikely to have insight into his or her own condition.
The psychologist may choose to provide psychotherapy to the dentist as long as the multiple relationship that is created is not "reasonably expected to impair the psychologist's objectivity, competence, or effectiveness."
The psychologist may provide psychotherapy for the dentist, and also may suggest that they barter dental services for his child for psychotherapy services.
The psychologist has always liked the dentist, so he should provide psychotherapy services to her.
The psychologist should not provide psychotherapy services to the dentist because they have a prior business relationship.
Experiment-wise error rate
Level of significance
Less sensitive to extreme scores than the mean.
The middle number when scores are ordered.
Sensitive to extreme values and highly skewed distributions.
The most frequently occurring number.
You should help your client by sending the client's file to her attorney.
You should refuse to send the information from your client's file to her attorney.
You should provide the information to the attorney verbally "off the record."
You should discuss a release of information with your client before taking any additional action.
B F Skinner