History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP Psychology): Questions 202 - 206 of 212

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Question number: 202

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

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To replicate an experiment means to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

use control groups and experimental groups.

b.

use statistics to determine the effect of chance.

c.

repeat the experiment using either identical or improved research methods.

d.

control for effects of intervening variables.

Question number: 203

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

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To investigate the effects of a particular study method on student performance, two different methods are tried, each with a different group of subjects. If only the experimenter knows which method is under investigation, the procedure being used is described as

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Choice (4) Response

a.

double-blind.

b.

representative sampling.

c.

single-blind.

d.

stratified sampling.

Question number: 204

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

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Statistical significance refers to

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Choice (4) Response

a.

the probability that a research finding happened by chance.

b.

the mean.

c.

the measure of central tendency.

d.

the measure of dispersion.

Question number: 205

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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Who is this I, in the statement “I believe people select to live meaningful lives, I share many of the same beliefs as Carl Rogers. Most important, I believe many people have the ability to reach self-actualization”?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Terman

b.

Skinner

c.

Wertheimer

d.

Maslow

Question number: 206

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

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Responding to a substance like a sugar pill as if it were a drug is called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

variability.

b.

the placebo effect.

c.

control factor.

d.

an extraneous factor.

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