History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP Psychology): Questions 184 - 187 of 212

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Question number: 184

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

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Subjects are said to be assigned randomly when

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Choice (4) Response

a.

they each have an unequal chance of being assigned to either the experimental or control group.

b.

neither the experimenter nor the subject knows whether the subject is in the experimental or control group.

c.

they are assigned to experimental and control groups so that the groups differ on some critical variable before the experiment begins.

d.

they each have an equal chance of being assigned to either the experimental or control group.

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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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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analysis measurement.

b.

emotive reasoning.

c.

top-secret information.

d.

repeatable results.

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