Did You Know...?
Read each true/false statement and test your answers by placing your cursor over the question mark.
|Human intuition is remarkably accurate and free from error.|
|Most people seem to lack confidence in the accuracy of their beliefs.|
|Case studies are particularly useful because of the similarities we all share.|
|We tend to overestimate the number of people who share our attitudes and beliefs.|
|The opinions of 1500 randomly selected people can provide a very accurate picture of the opinions of an entire nation.|
|The scientific finding that children who watch violence on television tend to be violent proves that viewing violence causes it.|
|Listening to a tape with a subliminal message suggesting that you have a good memory can actually help improve your memory.|
|The purpose of the experiment is to re-create behaviors exactly as they occur in everyday life.|
|An analysis of the research indicates that psychologists have sometimes unnecessarily caused extreme pain to animals.|
|As a science, psychology is objective and value-free.|