History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 155 - 159 of 218

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Question number: 155

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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The researcher most-associated with functionalism is

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Charles Darwin.

b.

B. F. Skinner.

c.

E. B. Titchener.

d.

Wilhelm Wundt.

e.

William James.

Question number: 156

» 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 (5) Response

a.

the evolutionary approach

b.

the sociocultural approach

c.

the humanistic approach

d.

the cognitive approach

e.

the behavioral approach

Question number: 157

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

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Characteristics of the scientific method include

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Choice (5) Response

a.

adherence to inductive thinking or common sense reasoning.

b.

anecdotal definition.

c.

controlled observation.

d.

analysis formulation.

e.

naturalistic observation.

Question number: 158

» 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 (5) Response

a.

all data collected from a person must be made public.

b.

all psychological harm to subjects must be corrected by counseling.

c.

psychologists must avoid deception with using human subjects.

d.

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

e.

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

Question number: 159

» 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 (5) Response

a.

experimental control.

b.

an experimental variable.

c.

a theory.

d.

an experimental design.

e.

a hypothesis.

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