History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 118 - 123 of 218

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Question number: 118

» 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 (5) Response

a.

field study

b.

naturalistic observation.

c.

laboratory study.

d.

experiment.

e.

survey.

Question number: 119

» 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 (5) Response

a.

Structuralism

b.

Psychodynamic psychology

c.

Cognitive psychology

d.

Behaviorism

e.

Social psychology

Question number: 120

» 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 (5) Response

a.

based on hypothesis.

b.

novel.

c.

testable.

d.

tentative.

e.

based on theory.

Question number: 121

» 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 (5) Response

a.

Negative correlation

b.

Zero correlation

c.

Independent correlation

d.

Dependent correlation

e.

Positive correlation

Question number: 122

» 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 (5) Response

a.

control group identification

b.

hypothesis testing

c.

experimental

d.

randomized selection

e.

control

Question number: 123

» 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 (5) Response

a.

that the surroundings are always similar to real life experiences.

b.

the identification of a cause and effect relationship.

c.

similar to the correlational method in that causality is determined.

d.

that it is an informal way to investigate behavior.

e.

there is no cause effect relationship but investigation is formal.

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