History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 166 - 170 of 219

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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 (5) Response

a.

fallacies.

b.

axioms.

c.

learning strategies.

d.

theories.

e.

hypotheses.

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.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

structuralist, humanist

b.

structuralist, functionalist

c.

Functionalist, behaviorist

d.

structuralist, introspections

e.

Functionalist, structuralist

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:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

The test yields inconsistent results

b.

The test measures what it is supposed to measure

c.

The result of the test will be distributed on a bell shaped curve

d.

The test yields consistent results, for example-retesting

e.

A pretest has been given to a representative

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 (5) Response

a.

meta-hypothesis

b.

statistical linear analyst.

c.

hypothetical analysis.

d.

meta-analysis.

e.

experimental correlation.

Question number: 170

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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The term phenomenology refers to:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

A science of perception

b.

“Native” description of our immediate experience

c.

Detailed analysis of our sensations

d.

Scientific study of “queer” occurrences

e.

A science of understanding

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