History, Approaches & Research Methods-Statistics, Research Methods & Ethics (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 6 - 11 of 48

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Question number: 6

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A psychologist watches the rapid eye movements of sleeping subjects and wakes them to find they report that they were dreaming. She concludes that dreams are linked to rapid eye movements. This conclusion is based on

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

prior prediction.

b.

naturalistic observation.

c.

pure speculation.

d.

direct observation.

e.

deduction from direct observation.

Question number: 7

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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

the experimenter effect.

b.

the halo effect.

c.

observer bias.

d.

the effects of the observer.

e.

laboratory effect.

Question number: 8

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Norms can be best defined as:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Rules of nature

b.

Rules of law

c.

Statistically normal behavior

d.

Universal rules of conduct

e.

Standards and expectations shared by members of a society

Question number: 9

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What is the ultimate element in research formulation?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Writing Bibliography

b.

Creation of experimental design

c.

Designing Theory

d.

Doing an experiment

e.

Formulation of hypothesis

Question number: 10

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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

mode

b.

skewness

c.

median

d.

mean

e.

standard deviation

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 (5) Response

a.

Surveys

b.

Case studies

c.

Experimental research

d.

Naturalistic observations

e.

Correlational research

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