Measurement and Methodology-Ethics and Legal Issues [GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology]: Questions 1 - 3 of 7

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Question 1

Ethics and Legal Issues

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The Bayley Scales of Infant Development do which of the following?

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

Measure intelligence in preschoolers

b.

Guide parents in school placement

c.

Measure cognition in infants

d.

Measure IQ in preschoolers

e.

Help to identity mentally retarded infants

Question 2

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 3

Ethics and Legal Issues

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Gary՚s son Sam is learning to drive. Each night, Gary takes Sam out in the family car for driving lessons. Gary notices that Sam improves more in lessons in which Gary is extremely critical. In fact, more critical Gary is, the more Sam improves. After Sam gets his driver՚s license, Gary՚s wife Chrissy tells him that every time Gary was critical of Sam, she took him out so he could improve before his father՚s next lesson. What was the problem with Gary՚s initial interpretation of Sam՚s improvement?

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

Non-representative sample problem

b.

Generalizability problem

c.

Parsimonious problem

d.

Third variable problem

e.

second variable problem