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Question number: 273

» Measurement and Methodology » Research Designs

MCQ▾

Question

For her Experimental Psychology class, Kristen has developed the hypothesis that “intelligent people are more stressed out. ” Kristen’s teacher tells her she needs to use operational definitions for her variables. This means that she needs to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

use projective test techniques

b.

define which variables are independent and which variables are dependent.

c.

define which behaviors or qualities differentiate one person’s “intelligence” from the next person’s, and define the behaviors she associates with “stressed out. ”

d.

explain what procedures she will use to collect her data.

Question number: 274

» Sensation and Perception » Vestibular and Kinesthetic Senses

MCQ▾

Question

Which tool of assessment would be most useful in assessing strength of grip?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Single photon emission computed tomography.

b.

The Papcsy-DePaepe test.

c.

A dynamometer.

d.

The Montreal Neurological Institute Battery.

Question number: 275

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Sensory Structures and Processes

MCQ▾

Question

Harlow, in experiment with social isolation in monkeys, found each of the following EXCEPT that

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

for normal development, monkeys must be exposed to their biological parents

b.

socially isolated adult females did not exhibit normal maternal behavior

c.

exposure to a peer group is an important factor in developing mature behavior

d.

socially isolated adult males did not exhibit normal sexual behavior

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