History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 28 - 32 of 218

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Question number: 28

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

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Which of the following is an advantage of laboratory studies?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

ecological validity

b.

control of extraneous variables

c.

no control on extraneous variables

d.

observation in a naturalistic setting

e.

lack of participant bias

Question number: 29

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

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In an experiment, Sara investigates how alcohol affects aggression. The number of alcoholic drinks the subject has is called:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Experimental variable

b.

Dependent variable

c.

Positive variable

d.

Independent variable

e.

Controlled variable

Question number: 30

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

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The independent variable in an experiment is

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

the variable that the experimenter chooses which cannot be manipulated.

b.

a measure of the subject’s behavior.

c.

the subject himself.

d.

any unwanted variable that may adversely affect the subject’s performance.

e.

the variable that the experimenter chooses to manipulate.

Question number: 31

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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The term psychopathology refers to

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Choice (5) Response

a.

the focus on career counselling.

b.

mental illness.

c.

the focus of counseling psychology.

d.

the study of psychology.

e.

the distinction between psychologists and psychiatrists.

Question number: 32

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

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In the simplest experiment, the two groups of subjects are treated exactly alike except for the ________ variable.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

independent

b.

intervening

c.

extraneous

d.

control

e.

dependent

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