History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 146 - 149 of 218

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Question number: 146

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

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The products of naturalistic observation are best described in terms of

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Choice (5) Response

a.

theory.

b.

explanation.

c.

reason.

d.

description.

e.

prediction.

Question number: 147

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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

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Choice (5) Response

a.

humanistic psychology

b.

evolutionary psychology

c.

psychoanalytic psychology

d.

clinical psychology

e.

cognitive psychology

Question number: 148

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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

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Choice (5) Response

a.

observer bias in field observation.

b.

the self-fulfilling prophecy.

c.

observer bias in naturalistic observation.

d.

the ethical problems of field experiments.

e.

the placebo effect in a natural experiment.

Question number: 149

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

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Choice (5) Response

a.

the ways in which genetic factors influence the development of depression

b.

the ways in which parenting style related to children’s attachment

c.

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

d.

the ways and reasons why kids learn differently?

e.

the ways in which brain lesions affect personality

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