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Question number: 89

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

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Which of the following is not one of the aspects of development studied by psychologists?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Immutable laws of development

b.

Individual differences in development

c.

Universal aspects of development

d.

Mutable laws of development

Question number: 90

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

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Two variables may be said to be causally related if

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

they have been observed in a laboratory setting.

b.

they show a strong positive correlation.

c.

all extraneous variables are controlled, and the independent variable creates consistent differences in behavior of the experimental group.

d.

they are observed to co-vary on many separate occasions.

Question number: 91

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

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In a study of effects of alcohol on driving ability, the control group should be given

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

a little of alcohol.

b.

a driving test before and after drinking alcohol.

c.

one-half the dosage given the experimental group.

d.

no alcohol at all.

Question number: 92

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

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A correlation of +. 20 indicates

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

no correlation.

b.

a strong negative correlation.

c.

a weak positive correlation.

d.

a weak negative correlation.

Question number: 93

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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A developmental psychologist emphasizes mainly on:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

The manner in which a child develops the ability to speak, learn, and understand the world around

b.

The mental process that helps a young person adapt to his or her environment

c.

The conscious experiences of an infant

d.

The identification of one’s environment and response to the environment

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