History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 185 - 190 of 218

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Question number: 185

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

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The degree to which a psychological test yields consistent results from one administration to the next is known as its:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

correlation

b.

validity

c.

usability

d.

causation

e.

reliability

Question number: 186

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

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One of the characteristics of the scientific method is

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Choice (5) Response

a.

results cannot be repeated.

b.

repeatable results.

c.

emotive reasoning.

d.

top-secret information.

e.

analysis measurement.

Question number: 187

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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The term “Phenomenology” refers to:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

The science of discovery

b.

The science of perception

c.

The scientific study of “queer” occurrences

d.

The “nave” description of our immediate experiences

e.

The science of innovation

Question number: 188

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

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Theories explain results, predict future outcomes, and

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Choice (5) Response

a.

guide research for future studies.

b.

rely only on field studies.

c.

rely only on case studies.

d.

rely only on surveys.

e.

rely only on naturalistic observations.

Question number: 189

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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The term biological psychology is concerned with:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Aggression and sexual behavior

b.

Social anxiety

c.

Drug treatment

d.

Genetics and the nervous system

e.

Depression and anxiety

Question number: 190

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

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Which of the following types of professionals receives training in a medical school, rather than a school of psychology?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

clinical psychologist

b.

counseling psychologist

c.

psychiatrist

d.

educational psychologist

e.

biopsychologist

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