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Question number: 53

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

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Giving placebos in drug experiments is necessary to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

counteract the random assignment of subjects.

b.

counteract the side effects of the drug.

c.

control for the effects of suggestion and expectation.

d.

keep control subjects from knowing they have been given the drug.

Question number: 54

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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The behavioral interpretation of depression relates it to “learned happiness. ” The most obvious symptom of this condition is:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

An increase in random maladaptive behavior

b.

Active

c.

Passivity

d.

Excessive-aggressiveness when threatened

Question number: 55

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

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Research on the benefit of aspirin to prevent heart attacks used only male subjects in the sample. Both men and women are given this advice. The problem with this recommendation reflects

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

courtesy bias.

b.

cultural bias.

c.

gender bias.

d.

age bias.

Question number: 56

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

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The chief function of the control group in an experiment is that it

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Choice (4) Response

a.

is not really necessary.

b.

provides a point of reference against which the behavior of the experimental group can be compared.

c.

allows mathematical relationships to be established.

d.

provides reference for which behavior of experimental group is compared.

Question number: 57

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Logic, Philosophy, & History of Science

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Psychodynamic determinism refers to

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Choice (4) Response

a.

behavior that is preconscious in origin

b.

behavior that is ruled by forces over which we have no control

c.

the delimiting characteristics of superego

d.

id impulses that will forever remain unfulfilled

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