History, Approaches & Research Methods-Statistics, Research Methods & Ethics (AP Psychology): Questions 40 - 45 of 47

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Question number: 40

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When the development of the same subject is studies over a period of time, the study is called a:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

sequential study

b.

cross sectional study

c.

longitudinal study

d.

life history study

Question number: 41

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A technique that combines the results of many similar studies to determine the effect size of a particular kind of independent variable is known as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

meta-analysis

b.

experimental methods

c.

statistical significance

d.

field methods

Question number: 42

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The survey method involves

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

an in-depth study of the opinions and attitudes of a selected individual. Control g

b.

careful questioning of a representative sample of people.

c.

not bothering about representative sample of people.

d.

an overview of the attitudes and backgrounds of selected groups.

Question number: 43

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The degree to which a psychological test yields consistent results from one administration to the next is known as its:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

usability

b.

validity

c.

causation

d.

reliability

Question number: 44

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The ________ variable is manipulated by the experimenter to determine its effect on subjects’ behavior.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

correlational

b.

confounding

c.

dependent

d.

independent

Question number: 45

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A curve which shows an overall negative slope may show:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

upwards acceleration

b.

negative acceleration

c.

positive acceleration

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

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