History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 169 - 172 of 212

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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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A science of understanding

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“Native” description of our immediate experience

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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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an experiment.

b.

field experiment

c.

naturalistic observation.

d.

a laboratory study.

Question number: 172

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

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A researcher has designed a study to test the effects of different types of individual psychotherapy on people’s levels of depression. She has randomly assigned people to one of three groups: a cognitive-behavioral treatment group, a psychodynamic treatment group, or a no-treatment control group. She then measures people’s level of depression after the treatment. Which of the following statements is true?

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Depression is the dependent variable; cognitive-behavioral is the independent variable.

b.

Depression is the dependent variable; cognitive-behavioral treatment is the independent variable.

c.

Depression is the dependent variable; the treatment group is the independent variable.

d.

The treatment group is the dependent variable; depression is the independent variable.

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