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Question number: 74

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Statistics, Research Methods & Ethics » Making Inferences

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A psychologist observes the confrontation between two rival neighborhood gangs from the window of an abandoned building. This method of collecting observations is best described as

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

controlled experimentation.

b.

experimental regression.

c.

naturalistic observation.

d.

field observation.

Question number: 75

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

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An experimenter is interested in determining if there are differences in happiness, life satisfaction, and optimism between people who have been given a self-help book to read versus those who have been given a sports article to read. What is the independent variable?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

life satisfaction

b.

reading material

c.

happiness

d.

optimism

Question number: 76

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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Why is it important to study positive psychology?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

We get a fuller understanding of human experience by focusing on both positive and negative aspects of life.

b.

Psychologists are only interested in the experiences of healthy persons.

c.

Psychology has been too focused on the negative.

d.

It explains about learning and motivation.

Question number: 77

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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Psychodynamic psychology emphasizes mainly on which of the following?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Experiments in controlled settings

b.

Free will and self-actualization

c.

The collective unconscious

d.

Thoughts, impulses, and desires beyond the conscious being

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