History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP Psychology): Questions 148 - 152 of 212

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Question number: 148

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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The approach to psychology that employs Darwinian concepts in research and testing is:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

cognitive psychology

b.

evolutionary psychology

c.

humanistic psychology

d.

psychoanalytic psychology

Question number: 149

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

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A teacher believes that one group of children is very bright and that a second is below average in ability. Actually, the groups are identical, but the first group progresses more rapidly than the second. This demonstrates

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

observer bias in naturalistic observation.

b.

the self-fulfilling prophecy.

c.

the placebo effect in a natural experiment.

d.

observer bias in field observation.

Question number: 150

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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Which of the following areas of inquiry would likely be of interest to a positive psychologist?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

the ways in which brain lesions affect personality

b.

the ways in which survivors of Hurricane Katrina made meaning of their experience

c.

the ways in which genetic factors influence the development of depression

d.

the ways and reasons why kids learn differently?

Question number: 151

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

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The conditions that a researcher wishes to prevent from affecting the experiment are called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

constants.

b.

dependent variables.

c.

extraneous variables.

d.

independent variables.

Question number: 152

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

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The use of numbers to represent events or characteristics is known as:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

statistic

b.

hypothesis

c.

measurement

d.

replication

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