Measurement and Methodology-Research Designs [GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology]: Questions 12 - 14 of 28

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Question 12

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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.scientific attitude.
b.valid statement.
c.foresight
d.hypothesis.
e.hindsight.

Question 13

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A double-blind experimental design is used to minimize

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a.experimenter bias
b.the halo effect
c.the Hawthorne effect
d.reactance
e.cohort effects

Question 14

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When we evaluate our research results for their consistency with prior studies, the extent to which they extend our knowledge, or have implications for broader theoretical issues, we are addressing the ________ of our results.

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a.Internal validity.
b.Statistical power.
c.Statistical significance.
d.Research significance.
e.Effect size.