Response Set in Psychology: Definition & Explanation


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What is a response set?

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1. Which of the following is not one of the five types of response sets?

2. What is bias of acquiescence?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A response set is an important concept to be familiar with in research and psychology, and this quiz/worksheet will help you assess your understanding of its definition and forms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the definition, forms and principles of:

  • Response sets
  • Bias of acquiescence
  • Bias of social desirability

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define response set
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast different types of response sets
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the characteristics of response sets

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson Response Set in Psychology: Definition & Explanation. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define response set
  • Understand response sets through an example
  • Know the five different types of response sets and differentiate between them