Measurement and Methodology-Research Designs (GRE Psychology): Questions 5 - 7 of 14

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Question number: 5

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Stephanie conducts an experiment to learn if brunettes have more fun. She has three brunette female friends and three blonde female friends go to the same party and record how many times they are asked to dance. In her experiment, Stephanie has defined her ________ as the number of times the friends were asked to dance, and her ________ as hair color.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

extraneous variable, independent variable

b.

dependent variable; independent variable

c.

extraneous variable; dependent variable

d.

independent variable; extraneous variable

Question number: 6

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A good review of the prior research in an area is valuable, because ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

The researcher generally hopes to prove prior studies to be wrong.

b.

It makes the report longer and more impressive.

c.

There is nothing else to include in an introduction.

d.

The contribution of the new study will be clearer.

Question number: 7

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Interested in learning how intelligence quotient affects a woman’s marital prospects, researchers gave intelligence tests to a sample of 11-year-old girls, then retested them and asked about relationship status several times over the next 40 years. This type of study has a ________ design.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

cohort

b.

critical

c.

longitudinal

d.

cross-cultural

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