History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP Psychology): Questions 150 - 154 of 212

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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

Choices

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:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

statistic

b.

hypothesis

c.

measurement

d.

replication

Question number: 153

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

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A variable, such as the personality of a subject that might affect the outcome of an experiment would be controlled by

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

assuming the effects of the variable are negligible.

b.

random assignment of subjects.

c.

manipulating the dependent variables simultaneously.

d.

repeating the experiment several times until the results are consistent.

Question number: 154

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

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The philosophical position that heredity provides individuals with inborn knowledge and abilities is known as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

empiricism

b.

rationalism

c.

nativism

d.

Gestalt Approach

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