History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 179 - 182 of 219

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Question number: 179

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

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A technique that combines the results of many similar studies to determine the effect size of a particular kind of independent variable is known as:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

field methods

b.

experimental methods

c.

statistical significance

d.

meta-analysis

e.

correlational methods

Question number: 180

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

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A researcher obtained a correlation coefficient of -. 65 for the relationship between job satisfaction and experiences of discrimination in the workplace. What does this correlation coefficient mean?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

There is no relationship between job satisfaction and experiences of discrimination.

b.

People who experienced more discrimination were less likely to be satisfied with their job.

c.

People who were more satisfied with their job have no effect of discrimination.

d.

Discrimination causes decreased job satisfaction.

e.

People who were more satisfied with their job experienced more discrimination.

Question number: 181

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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Which of the following areas of specialization would focus on the ways in which stress is related to cancer remission?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

behavioral neuroscience

b.

cognitive psychology

c.

community psychology

d.

health psychology

e.

educational psychology

Question number: 182

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

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The attitude that doubts all claims not supported by solid research evidence is:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

pseudoscience

b.

explanation

c.

skepticism

d.

reason

e.

determinism

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