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Question number: 132

» Measurement and Methodology » Statistical Procedures

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The test statistic t is used to ________.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Analyze interval or ratio data from an experiment with two or more groups.

b.

Evaluate interaction effects in factorial experiments.

c.

Describe treatment means.

d.

Evaluate interval or ratio data from a two-group experiment.

e.

Evaluate ordinal or nominal data from a two-group experiment.

Question number: 133

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Hormonal Factors

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Which of the following areas in the brain is the “master” of the endocrine system?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Thalamus

b.

Amygdala

c.

Thyroid

d.

Limbic system

e.

Pituitary gland

Question number: 134

» Measurement and Methodology » Statistical Procedures

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The term zero-order correlation coefficient refers to a correlation

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

between variables whose scores are expressed in small numbers, generally less than 1

b.

between two variables

c.

that is close to 0.00

d.

that has yet to be tested

e.

that does not achieve statistical significance

Question number: 135

» Personality » Theories

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Many psychoanalysts since Freudsuch as Fromm, Sullivan, and Horneyhave suggested that Freud

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

needed to use more experimentally controlled studies to support his findings

b.

had to revise his findings to account for special developments in the American character

c.

may have underestimated the effects of social influences on development

d.

needed to take into account the findings of modern learning theory

e.

virtually ignored normal female psychological development

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