History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 125 - 129 of 219

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Question number: 125

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

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A representative sample is an essential element of the

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

survey method.

b.

field method.

c.

psychoanalytic method.

d.

clinical method.

e.

natural experiment or case study.

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 (5) Response

a.

cognitive

b.

existential

c.

structuralism

d.

humanistic

e.

phenomenological

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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

he could do math.

b.

he could add, but he could not subtract.

c.

none of these could be determined by observation.

d.

he was cued by the owner looking up or down.

e.

he could do mental ability problems.

Question number: 128

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

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Research has shown that a high percentage of innocent persons “fail” when administered a polygraph test, an outcome known as a:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

true negative

b.

false positive

c.

true positive

d.

false negative

e.

None of the above

Question number: 129

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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A psychologist is attempting to understand why certain physical characteristics are rated as attractive. The psychologist explains that certain characteristics have been historically adaptive, and thus are considered attractive. This explanation is consistent with which of the following approaches?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

the behavioral approach

b.

the sociocultural approach

c.

the humanistic approach

d.

the evolutionary approach

e.

the cognitive approach

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