History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP Psychology): Questions 117 - 122 of 212

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Question number: 117

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

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Why is psychology considered a science?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

It focuses on behavior.

b.

It focuses on internal mental processes.

c.

It classifies mental disorders.

d.

It focuses on observation, drawing conclusions, and prediction.

Question number: 118

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

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The essence of the experimental method is

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Choice (4) Response

a.

accurate calculation of correlation’s.

b.

using control to identify cause-and-effect connections.

c.

no control while finding cause-effect connections.

d.

obtaining direct reports from subjects about their subjective experiences.

Question number: 119

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

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A market-research firm calls you on the phone and asks you a series of questions about your attitudes toward exercise. The market-research firm is conducting a (n)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

field study

b.

experiment.

c.

laboratory study.

d.

survey.

Question number: 120

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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Which field supports the statement “Psychology is considered a science mainly because it relies on direct observation”?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Structuralism

b.

Cognitive psychology

c.

Behaviorism

d.

Social psychology

Question number: 121

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

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In order to determine the cause of behavior, the questions we ask must be

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Choice (4) Response

a.

tentative.

b.

based on hypothesis.

c.

testable.

d.

novel.

Question number: 122

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

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High room temperature leads to lower student performance, is an example of:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Independent correlation

b.

Positive correlation

c.

Zero correlation

d.

Negative correlation

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