History, Approaches & Research Methods-Experimental, Correlation, & Clinical Research (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 67 - 69 of 81

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Question number: 67

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Subjects are said to be assigned randomly when

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Choice (5) Response

a.

neither the experimenter nor the subject knows whether the subject is in the experimental or control group.

b.

they are assigned to experimental and control groups so that the groups differ on some critical variable before the experiment begins.

c.

they each have an equal chance of being assigned to either the experimental or control group.

d.

they are assigned to experimental and control groups from a sample which is representative of the larger population.

e.

they each have an unequal chance of being assigned to either the experimental or control group.

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 (5) Response

a.

there was no control group for comparison.

b.

there was a control group for comparison.

c.

of the effect of the observer on the observed.

d.

he has not calculated a correlation coefficient.

e.

he does not specify his dosage of vitamin C.

Question number: 69

» 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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results cannot be repeated.

b.

repeatable results.

c.

emotive reasoning.

d.

top-secret information.

e.

analysis measurement.

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