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Question number: 179

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

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A technique that combines the results of many similar studies to determine the effect size of a particular kind of independent variable is known as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

meta-analysis

b.

experimental methods

c.

statistical significance

d.

field methods

Question number: 180

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

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A researcher obtained a correlation coefficient of -. 65 for the relationship between job satisfaction and experiences of discrimination in the workplace. What does this correlation coefficient mean?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

People who experienced more discrimination were less likely to be satisfied with their job.

b.

There is no relationship between job satisfaction and experiences of discrimination.

c.

Discrimination causes decreased job satisfaction.

d.

People who were more satisfied with their job have no effect of discrimination.

Question number: 181

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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Which of the following areas of specialization would focus on the ways in which stress is related to cancer remission?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

behavioral neuroscience

b.

health psychology

c.

cognitive psychology

d.

community psychology

Question number: 182

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

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The attitude that doubts all claims not supported by solid research evidence is:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

explanation

b.

skepticism

c.

reason

d.

pseudoscience

Question number: 183

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

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The survey method involves

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

an in-depth study of the opinions and attitudes of a selected individual. Control g

b.

careful questioning of a representative sample of people.

c.

not bothering about representative sample of people.

d.

an overview of the attitudes and backgrounds of selected groups.

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