History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 88 - 91 of 212

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Question number: 88

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

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A psychologist using the method of naturalistic observation would

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Choice (4) Response

a.

observe behavior as it happens inside the laboratory or clinic.

b.

make records of the behavior of clients treated in therapy.

c.

carefully design controlled situations in which to observe behavior.

d.

observe behavior as it happens outside the laboratory or clinic.

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?

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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

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they have been observed in a laboratory setting.

b.

they show a strong positive correlation.

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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

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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.

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