Measurement and Methodology (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 78  80 of 92
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Question number: 78
» Measurement and Methodology » Psychometrics, Test Construction, Reliability, Validity
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When a criterion measure is itself based, at least in part, on predictor measures, what is said to exist is
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Choice (5)  Response  

a.  criterionrelated validity. 

b.  concurrent validity. 

c.  face validity 

d.  criterion contamination. 

e.  predictive validity. 

Question number: 79
» Measurement and Methodology » Statistical Procedures
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A researcher has performed an experiment with a random sample. He wants to test his results for statistical significance and then draw conclusions about his population. He should use which of the following type of statistics?
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a.  Inferential statistics 

b.  Frequency distributions 

c.  Referential statistics 

d.  Descriptive statistics 

e.  Correlations 

Question number: 80
» Measurement and Methodology » Research Designs
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Olivia and Hannah are talking about dreaming one day after their psychology class. Most mornings Olivia doesn’t remember any of her dreams, but occasionally she has vivid recollections when she wakes. Hannah says she has the same experience and wonders why. When they talk to friends about the phenomenon, they notice a pattern related to the stress of the previous day. They verbalize this pattern as, “If someone feels stressed out over something one day, then she is more likely to remember her dreams the following day. ” Olivia and Hannah have just formed a
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a.  valid statement. 

b.  scientific attitude. 

c.  hindsight. 

d.  hypothesis. 

e.  foresight 
