Methods of Psychology-Experimental Methods (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 7 - 11 of 36

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Question number: 7

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If there is no difference between learning and music, we know that the ________ has no effect on learning.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Independent variable

b.

Variable

c.

Dependent variable

d. All of the above

Question number: 8

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Psychologists face an interesting problem not shared by physicists and chemists. Human subjects are very sensitive to hints from an experimenter about what is expected of them, is called ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Placebo effect

b.

Experimenter effect

c.

Environmental effect

d. All of the above

Question number: 9

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Research has shown that a high percentage of innocent persons “fail” when administered a polygraph test, an outcome known as a:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

true negative

b.

false positive

c.

true positive

d.

false negative

Question number: 10

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A researcher performed an experiment to learn if room temperature affects the amount of aggression displayed by college students under crowded conditions in a simulated prison environment. In this experiment, the independent variable is ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Room temperature

b.

The amount of aggression

c.

The simulated prison environment

d.

Crowding

Question number: 11

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Which one of the following is not dependent variable?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Chronological Age

b.

Rate of responses

c.

REM rebound

d.

Reaction time

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