CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III): Questions 2447 - 2451 of 4447
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Instructions: Read the following paragraph and answer the five questions that follow: (December)
The research process usually begins with the identification and formulation of research problem. Once the problem is identified, the appropriate hypotheses are developed. The hypotheses are tentative solutions to the problem and represent the conjectural statements of relationship among two or more variables. The hypotheses could be classified in various ways, such as directional vs. non-directional, correlational vs. causal etc. Edwards classified the variables in psychological research as stimulus variables, organismic variables and behavioral variables. The variables are classified as the continuous variables and discrete variables, the latter having two subtypes - the real discrete variables and artificially discrete variables. The variables in research need to be properly operationalized. Robinson classified the psychological studies in four categories - Laboratory experiments, Field experiments; Ex post facto field studies and Ex post facto analysis of experiment (slightly modified). The fourth category, on its own, is accorded less respect but is essential for the advancement of science.
Question number: 2447 (4 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage
Appeared in Year: 2014
Which of the following hypothesis/hypotheses are non-directional hypotheses?
1. Males and females differ on anxiety
2. Intelligence and academic achievement are negatively related.
3. Anxiety disrupts academic performance of the students
4. Stress and work output are related.
1 and 3 only
3 and 4 only
1 and 4 only.
Question number: 2448 (5 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage
Appeared in Year: 2014
Arrange the following three types of investigation in ascending order in terms of the researcher’s ability (usually) to control secondary variance.
1. Laboratory experiments
2. Field experiments
3. Ex post facto field studies
3, 1, 2
2, 3, 1
2, 1, 3
1, 2, 3
Question number: 2449
One of the main differences between the brains of people who score high on mental tests and those who score low indicate that higher scorers have
lower PET scan recordings.
higher PET scan recordings.
lower levels of gray matter.
higher levels of gray matter.