History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 76 - 80 of 219

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Question number: 76

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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Why is it important to study positive psychology?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

It explains about learning and motivation.

b.

Negative experiences in people’s lives tell us little about people’s mental processes.

c.

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

d.

Psychologists are only interested in the experiences of healthy persons.

e.

Psychology has been too focused on the negative.

Question number: 77

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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Psychodynamic psychology emphasizes mainly on which of the following?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Free will and self-actualization

b.

Thoughts, impulses, and desires beyond the conscious being

c.

Experiments in controlled settings

d.

Practical introspection

e.

The collective unconscious

Question number: 78

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

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If you’re trying to establish a causal relationship between a reinforcer and increased performance, you should use an ________ method.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

field

b.

correlational

c.

experimental

d.

clinical study

e.

survey

Question number: 79

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

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Students who do better in high school tend to do better in college. This is an example of

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Choice (5) Response

a.

a negative correlation.

b.

a zero correlation.

c.

a positive correlation.

d.

a perfect regression.

e.

a perfect correlation.

Question number: 80

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Statistics, Research Methods & Ethics » Describing Data

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Three major ethical concerns of psychological researchers are deception, lasting harm to subjects, and

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

loss of future research possibilities.

b.

falsified results.

c.

invasion of privacy.

d.

no more researches possible.

e.

morality of the question under investigation.

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