History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP Psychology): Questions 195 - 201 of 212

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Question number: 195

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

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The group in an experiment which receives no treatment is called:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Field group

b.

Control group

c.

No group

d.

Experimental group

Question number: 196

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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________ is an ability to evaluate, compare, analyze, critique, and synthesize information.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Transductive thinking

b.

Deductive thinking

c.

Critical thinking

d.

Inductive thinking

Question number: 197

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

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I work at a university, and my research is designed to be of immediate use in the classroom. My research would be called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

applied.

b.

impractical.

c.

basic.

d.

reliable.

Question number: 198

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

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A set of exact procedures that represent particular variables is called a (n)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

defining characteristic.

b.

field study.

c.

operational definition.

d.

abstract definition.

Question number: 199

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

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A testable prediction about the relationship between two or more events or characteristics is known as a:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

statistic

b.

hypothesis

c.

measurement

d.

replication

Question number: 200

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

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A curve which shows an overall negative slope may show:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

upwards acceleration

AND

negative acceleration

b.

positive acceleration

c.

linear acceleration

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 201

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

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A correlation coefficient is best characterized as a

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

measure of the extent of the relationship between two variables.

b.

measure influence of one variable on experiment.

c.

measure of the likelihood that observed differences may be attributed to chance.

d.

index of the causal direction between an independent and dependent variable.

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