History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 58 - 62 of 219

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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 (5) Response

a.

the material studied.

b.

music.

c.

the size of the group.

d.

listening

e.

learning.

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 (5) Response

a.

Replicated with the same result

b.

Observed in real life

c.

Proven valid, accurate and indisputable

d.

Proven impossible to test

e.

Cannot be replicated with same result

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 (5) Response

a.

-0.10

b.

1.20

c.

-0.98

d.

0.00

e.

0.90

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 (5) Response

a.

experiment.

b.

survey.

c.

clinical study.

d.

field study.

e.

correlational study.

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 (5) Response

a.

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

b.

Natural selection is related to evolution and not psychology.

c.

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

d.

Humans and animals are related.

e.

It is unrelated to psychology.

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