History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 58 - 63 of 212

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Question number: 58

» 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 (4) Response

a.

the material studied.

b.

learning.

c.

the size of the group.

d.

music.

Question number: 59

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

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A verifiable scientific finding is one that can be:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Proven impossible to test

b.

Proven valid, accurate and indisputable

c.

Replicated with the same result

d.

Observed in real life

Question number: 60

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

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Which of the following coefficients of correlation indicates the strongest relationship between two sets of variables?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

-0.98

b.

-0.10

c.

0.90

d.

0.00

Question number: 61

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

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The most powerful research tool is a (an)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

field study.

b.

clinical study.

c.

experiment.

d.

survey.

Question number: 62

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

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How is natural selection related to psychology?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Humans behave and think the way they do in part because it helped them survive.

b.

Natural selection is related to evolution and not psychology.

c.

It is unrelated to psychology.

d.

Survival is related to environmental conditions alone and not to genetics.

Question number: 63

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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Which of the following would a sociocultural psychologist be likely to study?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

the impact of thinking patterns on weight management

b.

the benefits of vocational guidance

c.

the way in which neurotransmitters are implicated in the development of eating disorders

d.

the impact of media messages on women’s body image

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