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Question number: 783

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Statistics, Research Methods & Ethics » Making Inferences

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The Hawthorne effect is best explained as:

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a.

The idea that subjects in an experiment will lie if the researcher tells them to

b.

The idea that people will alter their behavior because of the researchers’ attention and not because of actual treatment

c.

The change in the results of an experiment when it is “blind” versus “double blind”

d.

Expectations by the experimenter that can influence the results of an experiment

e.

Specific, testable predictions derived from a theory

Question number: 784

» Motivation & Emotion » Hunger, Thirst, Sex, & Pain

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Which of the following statements about the sex drive is TRUE?

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a.

Normal female animals are always ready to mate.

b.

The sex drive is considered a primary motive because it is primarily homeostatic in nature.

c.

Most psychologists believe that sex is a primary motive because it is necessary for individual survival.

d.

Normal male animals are always ready to mate.

e.

Normal male animals are never ready to mate.

Question number: 785

» Social Psychology » Conformity, Compliance, Obedience

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In his classic studies of conformity, Asch demonstrated that

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a.

a majority of one produces about as much conformity as a majority of eight.

b.

lack of unanimity greatly reduces the pressure to conform.

c.

obedience to authority was determined by the authority’s perceived referent power.

d.

increased unanimity greatly increases pressure to conform.

e.

size of the majority does not influence how many people will conform.

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