AP Psychology: Questions 1239 - 1244 of 1615

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Question number: 1239

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Experimental, Correlation, & Clinical Research

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An educated guess about what is controlling some behavior is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

experimental control.

b.

an experimental variable.

c.

a hypothesis.

d.

a theory.

Question number: 1240

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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Which of the following illustrates the principle of contiguity?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

a person “lip-syncing” to a record

b.

a darker balloon seen as farther away than a lighter one

c.

the “false dawn” before a sunrise

d.

the shadows cast on a cloudy day

Question number: 1241

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

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Researchers interested in health behavior postulate that people’s decisions about their health are based on attitudes, subjective norms, and intentions. This is an example of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

cause-effect relationship.

b.

a hypothesis.

c.

a theory.

d.

naturalistic observation.

Question number: 1242

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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Which of the following would be considered an applied psychologist?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

social psychologist

b.

counseling psychologist

c.

general psychologist

d.

personality psychologist

Question number: 1243

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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The stimuli below are seen as one group of circles and one group of squares due to the organizational principle of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

similarity.

b.

closure.

c.

nearness.

d.

simplicity.

Question number: 1244

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Experimental, Correlation, & Clinical Research

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How can causality be demonstrated?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

through correlation

b.

through inferential statistics

c.

through an experiment

d.

through field studies

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