Methods of Psychology (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 54 - 56 of 77

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Question number: 54

» Methods of Psychology » Observation

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In their search for accurate information and useful theories, psychologists study behavior in many ways. They observe behavior as it unfolds in natural settings, this is known as ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Experimental method

b.

Correlational method

c.

Clinical method

d.

Naturalistic observation

Question number: 55

» Methods of Psychology » Experimental Methods

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There are three types of variables to consider an experiment;

independent variables ________;

dependent variables ________; and

extraneous variables ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Which measures the outcome of the experiment; which are manipulated by experimenter; factors not of interest in a particular experiment

b.

Which measures the outcome of the experiment; factors not of interest in a particular experiment; which are manipulated by experimenter

c.

Which are manipulated by experimenter; which measures the outcome of the experiment; factors not of interest in a particular experiment

d.

Factors not of interest in a particular experiment; which measures the outcome of the experiment; which are manipulated by experimenter

Question number: 56

» Methods of Psychology » Observation

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Two problems in naturalistic observation are ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

The effects of the observer and observer bias

b.

Defining a problem and proposing a hypothesis

c.

Running the experiment and making careful records

d.

Getting subjects to cooperate and identifying correlations

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