History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 16 - 21 of 218

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Question number: 16

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

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In the traditional learning experiment, the effect of practice on performance is investigated. Performance is the ________ variable.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

intervening

b.

control

c.

dependent

d.

independent

e.

extraneous

Question number: 17

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

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Psychic determinism, the assumption that all human behavior is influenced by unconscious motives, is associated with:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

psychoanalysis

b.

nativism

c.

behaviorism

d.

Gestalt psychology

e.

functionalism

Question number: 18

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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An in-depth study of an individual is known as the ________ method.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

correlational

b.

survey

c.

experimental

d.

case study

e.

field study

Question number: 19

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

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The philosophical position that true knowledge comes through correct reasoning is known as:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

rationalism

b.

structuralism

c.

positivism

d.

empiricism

e.

nativism

Question number: 20

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

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The study of the relationship between the physical characteristics of stimuli and the conscious psychological experiences that are associated with them is known as:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

psychophysics

b.

empiricism

c.

psychophysiology

d.

nativism

e.

psychodynamics

Question number: 21

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

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Conducting an in-depth interview of a single person with a rare illness is an example of

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

a field study.

b.

a survey.

c.

an experiment.

d.

a correlational design.

e.

a case study.

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