History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 170 - 172 of 218

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Question number: 170

» 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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

naturalistic observation.

b.

field experiment

c.

a laboratory study.

d.

an experiment.

e.

a survey study.

Question number: 171

» 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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Choice (5) Response

a.

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

b.

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

c.

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

d.

Cognitive-behavioral treatment is the dependent variable; depression is the independent variable.

e.

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

Question number: 172

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

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When the development of the same subject is studies over a period of time, the study is called a:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

sequential study

b.

cross sectional study

c.

experimental study

d.

life history study

e.

longitudinal study

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