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Question number: 232

» Measurement and Methodology » Statistical Procedures

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Which of the following is NOT true of the Chi Square statistic?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

It should be used with nominal data.

b.

It is a parametric test.

c.

It is based on expected frequencies.

d.

It does not assume that the variance between two groups is equal.

Question number: 233

» Lifespan Development » Theories, Applications and Issues

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According to Kohlberg, an individual in a stage of conventional morality would be most concerned with

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

gaining approval

b.

gaining rewards

c.

avoiding punishment

d.

adhering to the conservative point of view

Question number: 234

» Social Psychology » Attitudes and Behavior

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Kenneth and Mamie Clark’s doll preference studies were used

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

as evidence in Brown v. Board of Education

b.

to demonstrate gender favoritism in the classroom

c.

to demonstrate regression in adults

d.

to elicit accounts of childhood sexual abuse

Question number: 235

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Comparative and Ethology

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In an attempt to separate the effects of heredity and learning, an experimenter takes a litter of cats and places each one with a different parent for rearing. This way, because the litter inherited very similar genes, the observed differences between the cast could more easily be attributed to experience. This experimental technique is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

selective breeding

b.

surrogate parenting

c.

hybrid design

d.

cross fostering

Question number: 236

» Memory » Memory Systems and Processes

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Which of the following activities best serves to hold information in short-term memory?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Clustering

b.

Attending

c.

Associating

d.

Rehearsing

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