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Question number: 50

» Methods of Psychology » Rating Scales

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Items on a Guttman scale are designed so that

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

agreement with weaker statements implies agreement with stronger ones.

b.

they mirror a Likert format but allow for more detailed methods

c.

endorsement of one statement says nothing at all about another.

d.

they range sequentially from weaker to stronger expressions.

Question number: 51

» Methods of Psychology » Experimental Methods

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Suppose you notice that you are seen to study better while listening to music. This suggest the hypothesis that music improves learning. We could test this idea experimentally by forming two groups of people. One group studies with music. The other studies without music. Then we could compare their scores on a test. The group exposed to music is the ________, and the group not exposed to music is the ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Experimental group, experimental group

b.

Control group, control group

c.

Control group, experimental group

d.

Experimental group, control group

Question number: 52

» Methods of Psychology » Observation

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The problem of effect of the observer is minimized by ________.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Concealing the observed

b.

Concealing the behavior

c.

Concealing the observer

d. All of the above

Question number: 53

» Methods of Psychology » Experimental Methods

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The variable that reflects changes in the independent variable, is known as ________.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Extraneous variable

b.

Independent variable

c.

Dependent variable

d. Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

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