History, Approaches & Research Methods-Experimental, Correlation, & Clinical Research (AP Psychology): Questions 68 - 73 of 79

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Question number: 68

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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 (4) Response

a.

there was a control group for comparison.

b.

of the effect of the observer on the observed.

c.

there was no control group for comparison.

d.

he has not calculated a correlation coefficient.

Question number: 69

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One of the characteristics of the scientific method is

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Choice (4) Response

a.

analysis measurement.

b.

emotive reasoning.

c.

top-secret information.

d.

repeatable results.

Question number: 70

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Theories explain results, predict future outcomes, and

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Choice (4) Response

a.

rely only on naturalistic observations.

b.

guide research for future studies.

c.

rely only on surveys.

d.

rely only on case studies.

Question number: 71

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The following type of method can be used in order to create a real world laboratory.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

case study

b.

field experiment

c.

random assignment

d.

laboratory experiment

Question number: 72

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The group in an experiment which receives no treatment is called:

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a.

Field group

b.

Control group

c.

No group

d.

Experimental group

Question number: 73

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A set of exact procedures that represent particular variables is called a (n)

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a.

defining characteristic.

b.

field study.

c.

operational definition.

d.

abstract definition.

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