History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 106 - 110 of 219

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Question number: 106

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

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The steps involved in the scientific method include?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

experimentation

b.

fallacies

c.

axioms

d.

common sense

e.

hypothetical theory formulation

Question number: 107

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

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In psychological research, a ________ is defined as an entity that can occur with different values

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Choice (5) Response

a.

reliability

b.

measurement system

c.

variable

d.

experiment group

e.

hypothesis

Question number: 108

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

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The control group and the experimental group in an experiment are treated exactly the same except for the

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Choice (5) Response

a.

independent variable.

b.

replication variables.

c.

extraneous variables.

d.

dependent variable.

e.

intervening variables.

Question number: 109

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

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An independent variable is:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

The variable that is not manipulated by experiment

b.

The variable that is manipulated by experiment

c.

A variable whose value depends on that of the dependent variable

d.

The only variable of interest

e.

A variable that is independently verified

Question number: 110

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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What is the major difference between structuralism and functionalism?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Structuralists believe all behaviors stem from the evolutionary process.

b.

Structuralists wish to divide the mind into mental elements while functionalists believe behavior helps an organism adapt to the environment.

c.

Only functionalists believe in the importance of introspection.

d.

Structuralists analyze all mental elements, while functionalists analyze only some elements.

e.

Structuralists try to manipulate the mind in order to understand behavior, while functionalists study the conscious mind to understand behavior.

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