History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP Psychology): Questions 158 - 162 of 212

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Question number: 158

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

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Characteristics of the scientific method include

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Choice (4) Response

a.

controlled observation.

b.

anecdotal definition.

c.

analysis formulation.

d.

naturalistic observation.

Question number: 159

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

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To prevent ethical abuse in psychological research, the APA has suggested that

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Choice (4) Response

a.

psychologists must avoid deception with using human subjects.

b.

psychologists must not treat all subjects with respect and concern for the subject’s dignity.

c.

psychologists must treat all subjects with respect and concern for the subject’s dignity.

d.

all data collected from a person must be made public.

Question number: 160

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

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An educated guess about what is controlling some behavior is called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

experimental control.

b.

an experimental variable.

c.

a hypothesis.

d.

a theory.

Question number: 161

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

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Researchers interested in health behavior postulate that people’s decisions about their health are based on attitudes, subjective norms, and intentions. This is an example of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

cause-effect relationship.

b.

a hypothesis.

c.

a theory.

d.

naturalistic observation.

Question number: 162

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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Which of the following would be considered an applied psychologist?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

social psychologist

b.

counseling psychologist

c.

general psychologist

d.

personality psychologist

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