History, Approaches & Research Methods-Experimental, Correlation, & Clinical Research (AP Psychology): Questions 37 - 40 of 79

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Question number: 37

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Mathew, a psychology major, collected survey data about the number of hours that college students study for finals and their grades on those finals. His data indicates that students who spend more time studying for finals tend to do better than other students. What can Mathew now conclude?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

A significant relationship exists between studying and grades.

b.

Studying improves a student’s grade on a final exam.

c.

Students who do not study for final exams will not do well on those exams.

d.

A relationship exists between studying and exam grades.

Question number: 38

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Dr. Berry conducts an experiment to see whether hunger makes mice run faster through a maze and for this he randomly assigns 25 mice to a control group or an experimental group. Which cannot be a confounding variable?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The population from which he selected the mice

b.

When the experiment takes place

c.

Where the experiment takes place

d.

How fast the mice are before the race

Question number: 39

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A correlational study is one that determines

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

understanding predictor variable.

b.

the relationship between two events.

c.

the relationship between the independent and the dependent variable.

d.

cause-effect relationships.

Question number: 40

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The steps involved in the scientific method include?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

axioms

b.

fallacies

c.

hypothetical theory formulation

d.

experimentation

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