History, Approaches & Research Methods-Statistics, Research Methods & Ethics (AP Psychology): Questions 14 - 18 of 47

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Question number: 14

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A psychologist observes the confrontation between two rival neighborhood gangs from the window of an abandoned building. This method of collecting observations is best described as

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

controlled experimentation.

b.

experimental regression.

c.

naturalistic observation.

d.

field observation.

Question number: 15

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Three major ethical concerns of psychological researchers are deception, lasting harm to subjects, and

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Choice (4) Response
a.

morality of the question under investigation.

b.

loss of future research possibilities.

c.

invasion of privacy.

d.

falsified results.

Question number: 16

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The effects of brain injury on personality would usually be investigated by the use of the

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

experimental method.

b.

survey method.

c.

case study method.

d.

field method.

Question number: 17

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Which of the following should be adhered to in conducing ethical research?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

debriefing

b.

informed consent

c.

right to refusal by consumer after being informed

d. All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 18

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Basic ethical guidelines for psychological researchers include

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Choice (4) Response
a.

harming the subjects when necessary.

b.

ensuring that participation is involuntary.

c.

minimizing confidentiality.

d.

providing results and interpretations to participants.

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