History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 161 - 165 of 219

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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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

a hypothesis.

b.

naturalistic observation.

c.

cause-effect relationship.

d.

a correlational research design.

e.

a theory.

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 (5) Response

a.

social psychologist

b.

general psychologist

c.

counseling psychologist

d.

personality psychologist

e.

cognitive psychologist

Question number: 163

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

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How can causality be demonstrated?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

through correlation

b.

through inferential statistics

c.

through an experiment

d.

through field studies

e.

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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 (5) Response

a.

replication

b.

measurement

c.

statistic

d.

hypothesis

e.

theory

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 (5) Response

a.

clinical method; naturalistic observation

b.

experimental method; clinical method

c.

clinical method; survey method

d.

correlational method; survey method

e.

experimental method; naturalistic observation

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