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Question number: 318

» Measurement and Methodology » Statistical Procedures

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The members of a sample who deviate from the mean by a standard deviation expressed as a Z-score of 3 represent

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

the most frequent third of the sample

b.

members of the sample who are most likely to appear six times more frequently than other members of the sample

c.

outliers

d.

the most frequent two-thirds of the sample

e.

members of the sample who are most likely to appear three times more frequently than other members of the sample

Question number: 319

» Personality » Assessment

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An individual sternly gives orders in his own home and obediently follows orders at work. This person might score particularly high on the

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

CPI

b.

TAT

c.

F-scale

d.

Rotter Locus of Control Scale

e.

Bem Sex Role Inventory

Question number: 320

» Measurement and Methodology » Ethics and Legal Issues

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For ethical purposes, researchers must show they have considered alternative procedures and that they plan to debrief subject in order to use

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

animals

b.

more than one experimental condition

c.

informed consent

d.

deception

e.

Uninformed consent

Question number: 321

» Social Psychology » Conformity, Influence and Persuasion

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The upscale XYZ Company has created a new cologne called “Ethan” for men and a “matching” perfume called “ABC Perfume” The company’s advertising executives know that their new fragrances will be competing with hundreds of others and that the human nose can only discriminate among so many smells. They know there’s no way they can logically convince someone to pay an exorbitant price for Ethan and Ethan Femme; instead, they will need to rely on

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

the peripheral route to persuasion.

b.

door-in-the-face technique

c.

the foot-in-the-door technique.

d.

the central route to persuasion.

e.

deindividuation.

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