History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP Psychology): Questions 163 - 168 of 212

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Question number: 163

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

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How can causality be demonstrated?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

through correlation

b.

through inferential statistics

c.

through an experiment

d.

through field studies

Question number: 164

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

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An integrated set of statements that summarizes and explains research findings, and from which research hypotheses can be derived, is known as a:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

replication

b.

theory

c.

measurement

d.

statistic

Question number: 165

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

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The study of unusual events is to ________ as information from a large number of people is to ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

clinical method; survey method

b.

experimental method; clinical method

c.

clinical method; naturalistic observation

d.

experimental method; naturalistic observation

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

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