History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 130 - 134 of 219

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Question number: 130

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

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The first task in psychology is to carefully observe and objectively describe:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Symptoms of abnormality

b.

Act

c.

Behaviour

d.

Animals

e.

Social Institution

Question number: 131

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

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A major disadvantage of the experimental method is that

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Choice (5) Response

a.

private funding can never be obtained.

b.

subjects are difficult to find for research projects.

c.

APA Ethical Review Committees often do not approve of the research techniques.

d.

there is no amount of artificial content.

e.

there is a certain amount of artificiality attached to it.

Question number: 132

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

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The four main goals of psychological research are:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Description, prediction, assessment and manipulation

b.

Description, explanation, control and validity

c.

Description, experimentation, prediction and control

d.

Description, explanation, assessment and manipulation

e.

None of the above

Question number: 133

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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The study of the adaptive origins of human behavior patterns is called

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Choice (5) Response

a.

developmental psychology.

b.

Matin’s preferences.

c.

interpersonal attraction.

d.

evolutionary attachment.

e.

evolutionary psychology.

Question number: 134

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

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A philosophical approach that accepts sensory experience as a source of knowledge is known as:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

empiricism

b.

structuralism

c.

rationalism

d.

nativism

e.

humanism

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