History, Approaches & Research Methods-Experimental, Correlation, & Clinical Research (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 61 - 63 of 81

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Question number: 61

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An educated guess about what is controlling some behavior is called

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Choice (5) Response

a.

experimental control.

b.

an experimental variable.

c.

a theory.

d.

an experimental design.

e.

a hypothesis.

Question number: 62

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How can causality be demonstrated?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

through correlation

b.

through inferential statistics

c.

through an experiment

d.

through field studies

e.

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Question number: 63

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A researcher has designed a study to test the effects of different types of individual psychotherapy on people’s levels of depression. She has randomly assigned people to one of three groups: a cognitive-behavioral treatment group, a psychodynamic treatment group, or a no-treatment control group. She then measures people’s level of depression after the treatment. Which of the following statements is true?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

The treatment group is the dependent variable; depression is the independent variable.

b.

Depression is the dependent variable; the treatment group is the independent variable.

c.

Depression is the dependent variable; cognitive-behavioral is the independent variable.

d.

Cognitive-behavioral treatment is the dependent variable; depression is the independent variable.

e.

Depression is the dependent variable; cognitive-behavioral treatment is the independent variable.

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