Measurement and Methodology-Ethics and Legal Issues (GRE Psychology): Questions 1 - 2 of 2

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Question number: 1

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

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Help to identity mentally retarded infants

b.

Measure intelligence in preschoolers

c.

Guide parents in school placement

d.

Measure cognition in infants

Question number: 2

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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?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

second variable problem

b.

Non-representative sample problem

c.

Third variable problem

d.

Parsimonious problem

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