History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 58 - 62 of 218

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Question number: 58

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

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A verifiable scientific finding is one that can be:

Choices

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: 59

» 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?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

-0.10

b.

1.20

c.

-0.98

d.

0.00

e.

0.90

Question number: 60

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

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The most powerful research tool is a (an)

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

experiment.

b.

survey.

c.

clinical study.

d.

field study.

e.

correlational study.

Question number: 61

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

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How is natural selection related to psychology?

Choices

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.

Question number: 62

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

the impact of thinking patterns on weight management

b.

the benefits of exercise in preventing obesity.

c.

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

d.

the benefits of vocational guidance

e.

the impact of media messages on women’s body image

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