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Question number: 166

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

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The story of Clever Hans, the mathematical horse, illustrates the use of controlled observation to test a series of

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

axioms.

b.

fallacies.

c.

hypotheses.

d.

learning strategies.

Question number: 167

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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Whereas the ________ asked what happens when an organism does something; the ________ asked how and why.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Functionalist, structuralist

b.

Functionalist, behaviorist

c.

structuralist, humanist

d.

structuralist, introspections

Question number: 168

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

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The Stanford-Binet, WAIS-R and WISC are known to have very high reliability. This means that:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

The test yields consistent results, for example-retesting

b.

A pretest has been given to a representative

c.

The test yields inconsistent results

d.

The test measures what it is supposed to measure

Question number: 169

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Statistics, Research Methods & Ethics » Describing Data

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The statistical technique that combines results of a large number of studies is called

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Choice (4) Response
a.

meta-analysis.

b.

statistical linear analyst.

c.

experimental correlation.

d.

meta-hypothesis

Question number: 170

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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The term phenomenology refers to:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

A science of understanding

b.

“Native” description of our immediate experience

c.

Detailed analysis of our sensations

d.

A science of perception

Question number: 171

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

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A psychologist examines fathers and their children at a picnic. She observes the number of times fathers engage in cooperative play with their children. This study is an example of

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Choice (4) Response
a.

an experiment.

b.

field experiment

c.

naturalistic observation.

d.

a laboratory study.

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