History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 114 - 117 of 218

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Question number: 114

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

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Which of the following coefficients of correlation indicates the weakest relationship between two sets of variables?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

-0.29

b.

0.85

c.

0.08

d.

-1.00

e.

0.48

Question number: 115

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

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Which of the following best describes a double-blind experimental procedure?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Half the subjects get the experimental procedure, half the placebo; which they receive is known only to the experimenter.

b.

Experimental procedure is demonstrated on all subjects.

c.

Half the subjects get the experimental procedure, half the placebo; which they receive is not known to subjects or experimenters.

d.

Control procedure is demonstrated on all subjects.

e.

None of the above

Question number: 116

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

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Why is psychology considered a science?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

It classifies mental disorders.

b.

It focuses on internal mental processes.

c.

It focuses on behavior.

d.

It focuses on observation, drawing conclusions, and prediction.

e.

It focuses on human attitude and perception.

Question number: 117

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

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The essence of the experimental method is

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Choice (5) Response

a.

no control while finding cause-effect connections.

b.

using control to identify cause-and-effect connections.

c.

obtaining direct reports from subjects about their subjective experiences.

d.

accurate calculation of correlation’s.

e.

careful measurement and record keeping.

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