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Question number: 7

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The problems of observers seeing only what they expect to see is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

the halo effect.

b.

the effects of the observer.

c.

observer bias.

d.

laboratory effect.

Question number: 8

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Norms can be best defined as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Standards and expectations shared by members of a society

b.

Statistically normal behavior

c.

Rules of nature

d.

Universal rules of conduct

Question number: 9

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What is the ultimate element in research formulation?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Writing Bibliography

b.

Designing Theory

c.

Doing an experiment

d.

Creation of experimental design

Question number: 10

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The most frequent score in a set of scores is known as the:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

skewness

b.

mode

c.

mean

d.

median

Question number: 11

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Which of the following research methods does not permit researchers to draw conclusions related to cause-and-effect relationships?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Naturalistic observations

b.

Case studies

c.

Correlational research

d.

Surveys

Question number: 12

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If a researcher establishes a causal relationship between eating breakfast and work performance, which of the following methods of research is used?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Correlational research

b.

Experimental research

c.

Survey

d.

Statistics

Question number: 13

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One of the limitations of the case study is that

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

there are control groups.

b.

there are few subjects for which it is applicable.

c.

there are no control groups.

d.

it is not applicable to the study of bizarre behavior.

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