History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 33 - 38 of 218

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Question number: 33

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

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________ is an inherent part of the scientific method.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

observation

b.

practice

c.

reinforcement

d.

common sense

e.

analysis

Question number: 34

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

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We wish to test the hypothesis that music improves learning. We compare test scores of students who study to music with those who study in silence. Which of the following is an extraneous variable in this experiment?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

the students’ test scores

b.

the presence or absence of music

c.

silence

d.

the amount of time allowed for the studying

e.

the amount of time not considered for studying

Question number: 35

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

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The problems of observers seeing only what they expect to see is called

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

the experimenter effect.

b.

the halo effect.

c.

observer bias.

d.

the effects of the observer.

e.

laboratory effect.

Question number: 36

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

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Norms can be best defined as:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Rules of nature

b.

Rules of law

c.

Statistically normal behavior

d.

Universal rules of conduct

e.

Standards and expectations shared by members of a society

Question number: 37

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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Which of the following is considered by the text to be a pseudo-psychology?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

behaviorism

b.

cognitive psychology

c.

functionalism

d.

Gestalt psychology

e.

astrology

Question number: 38

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

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A double-blind study controls for

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

experimenter and participant bias.

b.

location and participant bias.

c.

experimenter bias.

d.

participant bias.

e.

location bias.

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