History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP Psychology): Questions 101 - 103 of 212

Get 1 year subscription: Access detailed explanations (illustrated with images and videos) to 1615 questions. Access all new questions we will add tracking exam-pattern and syllabus changes. View Sample Explanation or View Features.

Rs. 500.00 or

Question number: 101

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

MCQ▾

Question

Which of the following approaches is most closely related to positive psychology?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

the cognitive approach

b.

the learning approach

c.

the psychodynamic approach

d.

the humanistic approach

Question number: 102

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

MCQ▾

Question

Mathew, a psychology major, collected survey data about the number of hours that college students study for finals and their grades on those finals. His data indicates that students who spend more time studying for finals tend to do better than other students. What can Mathew now conclude?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

A significant relationship exists between studying and grades.

b.

Studying improves a student’s grade on a final exam.

c.

Students who do not study for final exams will not do well on those exams.

d.

A relationship exists between studying and exam grades.

Question number: 103

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

MCQ▾

Question

Joseph runs an experiment testing the effects of sugar consumption on aggression levels in children and randomly assigns 20 subjects either to a control group given sugar-free sweets or to the experimental group that was given the same sweets that did contain sugar. He then tests the subjects’ response to several different puzzles, each with increasing difficulty and hypothesizes that sugar levels play a major role in aggression in children. In order to know whether his hypothesis has been supported, Joseph will need to use:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Inferential statistics

b.

Scatter plots

c.

Means-to-end statistics

d.

Descriptive statistics

Sign In