History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP Psychology): Questions 185 - 190 of 212

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Question number: 185

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

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A friend states that since he has been taking vitamin C, he has not had a single cold. His observation has little value in assessing the effects of vitamin C because

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Choice (4) Response
a.

there was a control group for comparison.

b.

of the effect of the observer on the observed.

c.

there was no control group for comparison.

d.

he has not calculated a correlation coefficient.

Question number: 186

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

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The degree to which a psychological test yields consistent results from one administration to the next is known as its:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

usability

b.

validity

c.

causation

d.

reliability

Question number: 187

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

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One of the characteristics of the scientific method is

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Choice (4) Response
a.

analysis measurement.

b.

emotive reasoning.

c.

top-secret information.

d.

repeatable results.

Question number: 188

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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The term “Phenomenology” refers to:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

The “nave” description of our immediate experiences

b.

The science of perception

c.

The science of discovery

d.

The science of innovation

Question number: 189

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

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Theories explain results, predict future outcomes, and

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Choice (4) Response
a.

rely only on naturalistic observations.

b.

guide research for future studies.

c.

rely only on surveys.

d.

rely only on case studies.

Question number: 190

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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The term biological psychology is concerned with:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Aggression and sexual behavior

b.

Genetics and the nervous system

c.

Depression and anxiety

d.

Social anxiety

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