Measurement and Methodology-Scientific Method and the Evaluation of Evidence [GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology]: Questions 13 - 15 of 15

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Question 13

Scientific Method and the Evaluation of Evidence
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The assumption that there are specifiable reasons for the way people behave lies at the heart of what Alfred North Whitehead called________.

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a.Reliance on the empirical
b.Falsification
c.Good thinking
d.The scientific mentality
e.The principle of parsimony

Question 14

Scientific Method and the Evaluation of Evidence
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Two characteristics of commonsense psychology are ________.

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a.It does not use data at all and is always wrong.
b.It uses nonscientific data and nonscientific inferences.
c.It is always wrong and does not deal with behavior.
d.It cannot be tested and it does not make inferences.
e.Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question 15

Scientific Method and the Evaluation of Evidence
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In a between-subjects design involving the effect of different study strategies on learning a list of words, a different random order of the items is given to each subject. This control procedure is a form of:

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Choice (5)Response
a.Elimination.
b.Order effects.
c.Counterbalancing.
d.Order effects.
e.Constancy of conditions.