History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 54 - 57 of 218

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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 (5) Response

a.

An increase in random maladaptive behavior

b.

Passivity

c.

Active

d.

Excessive-aggressiveness when threatened

e.

Increased appetite

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 (5) Response

a.

gender bias.

b.

age bias.

c.

courtesy bias.

d.

race bias.

e.

cultural 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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

is not really necessary.

b.

allows mathematical relationships to be established.

c.

provides reference for which behavior of experimental group is compared.

d.

balances the experiment to eliminate all extraneous variables.

e.

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

Question number: 57

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

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An experiment is performed to see if background music improves learning. Two groups study the same material, one while listening to music and another without music. The independent variable is

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

the material studied.

b.

music.

c.

the size of the group.

d.

listening

e.

learning.

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