History, Approaches & Research Methods-Logic, Philosophy, & History of Science (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 26 - 31 of 38

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Question number: 26

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The field of psychology that studies variations among human beings in physical, personality, and intellectual attributes is known as:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

psychoanalysis

b.

differential psychology

c.

interpersonal psychology

d.

psychophysics

e.

psychophysiology

Question number: 27

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The use of numbers to represent events or characteristics is known as:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

reliability

b.

hypothesis

c.

replication

d.

statistic

e.

measurement

Question number: 28

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The philosophical position that heredity provides individuals with inborn knowledge and abilities is known as:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Gestalt Approach

b.

nativism

c.

empiricism

d.

rationalism

e.

structuralism

Question number: 29

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Characteristics of the scientific method include

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

adherence to inductive thinking or common sense reasoning.

b.

anecdotal definition.

c.

controlled observation.

d.

analysis formulation.

e.

naturalistic observation.

Question number: 30

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An integrated set of statements that summarizes and explains research findings, and from which research hypotheses can be derived, is known as a:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

replication

b.

measurement

c.

statistic

d.

hypothesis

e.

theory

Question number: 31

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In order to summarize or organize a series of observations in some meaningful way, psychologists may develop

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

variables.

b.

experiments.

c.

theories.

d.

surveys.

e.

hypotheses.

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