History, Approaches & Research Methods-Experimental, Correlation, & Clinical Research (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 19 - 22 of 81

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Question number: 19

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In an experiment to find out if taking ginseng increases IQ scores, the IQ scores would be

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Choice (5) Response

a.

the independent variable.

b.

the dependent variable.

c.

a control variable.

d.

an extraneous variable.

e.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 20

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Giving placebos in drug experiments is necessary to

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a.

counteract the random assignment of subjects.

b.

counteract the side effects of the drug.

c.

control for the effects of suggestion and expectation.

d.

keep control subjects from knowing they have been given the drug.

e.

All of the above

Question number: 21

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Research on the benefit of aspirin to prevent heart attacks used only male subjects in the sample. Both men and women are given this advice. The problem with this recommendation reflects

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Choice (5) Response

a.

gender bias.

b.

age bias.

c.

courtesy bias.

d.

race bias.

e.

cultural bias.

Question number: 22

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The chief function of the control group in an experiment is that it

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Choice (5) Response

a.

is not really necessary.

b.

allows mathematical relationships to be established.

c.

provides reference for which behavior of experimental group is compared.

d.

balances the experiment to eliminate all extraneous variables.

e.

provides a point of reference against which the behavior of the experimental group can be compared.

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