History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 123 - 127 of 212

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Question number: 123

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

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Ability to exercise precise control over a variable is what distinguishes the ________ method from other methods of scientific observation

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Choice (4) Response

a.

control

b.

hypothesis testing

c.

control group identification

d.

experimental

Question number: 124

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

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An advantage of the experimental method in psychology is

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Choice (4) Response

a.

similar to the correlational method in that causality is determined.

b.

that it is an informal way to investigate behavior.

c.

the identification of a cause and effect relationship.

d.

that the surroundings are always similar to real life experiences.

Question number: 125

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

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A representative sample is an essential element of the

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Choice (4) Response

a.

field method.

b.

clinical method.

c.

psychoanalytic method.

d.

survey method.

Question number: 126

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

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The ________ perspective of psychology is primarily concerned with the study of subjective mental experience.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

structuralism

b.

phenomenological

c.

existential

d.

humanistic

Question number: 127

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

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The results of carefully controlled observations of Clever Hans and his ability to solve math problems showed

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Choice (4) Response

a.

he could do mental ability problems.

b.

he was cued by the owner looking up or down.

c.

he could add, but he could not subtract.

d.

none of these could be determined by observation.

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