History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 182 - 184 of 218

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Question number: 182

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

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The survey method involves

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Choice (5) Response

a.

not bothering about representative sample of people.

b.

direct observation and recording of a representative sample of behavior.

c.

careful questioning of a representative sample of people.

d.

an in-depth study of the opinions and attitudes of a selected individual. Control g

e.

an overview of the attitudes and backgrounds of selected groups.

Question number: 183

» 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 (5) Response

a.

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

b.

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

c.

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

d.

they are assigned to experimental and control groups from a sample which is representative of the larger population.

e.

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

Question number: 184

» 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 (5) Response

a.

there was no control group for comparison.

b.

there was a control group for comparison.

c.

of the effect of the observer on the observed.

d.

he has not calculated a correlation coefficient.

e.

he does not specify his dosage of vitamin C.

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