History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 153 - 157 of 212

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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:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

empiricism

b.

rationalism

c.

nativism

d.

Gestalt Approach

Question number: 155

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

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The phrase “a theory must also be falsifiable” means

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Choice (4) Response

a.

theories are a rich array of observations regarding behavior but with few facts to support them.

b.

a theory must not be defined so that it can be disconfirmed.

c.

a theory must be defined so it can be disconfirmed.

d.

nothing.

Question number: 156

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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The researcher most-associated with functionalism is

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Wilhelm Wundt.

b.

William James.

c.

B. F. Skinner.

d.

E. B. Titchener.

Question number: 157

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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Which approach would explain depression in terms of disordered thinking?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

the cognitive approach

b.

the sociocultural approach

c.

the behavioral approach

d.

the evolutionary approach

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