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Question 1

Research Design

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following is NOT a function of statistics in psychological research?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

They enable researchers to determine whether or not the null hypothesis should be rejected.

b.

They summarize the data of an experiment.

c.

They help researchers evaluate the impact of the independent variable relative to the amount of variability in the data.

d.

They enable other researchers to replicate the experiment.

Question 2

Research Design

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MCQ▾

Zhuang is trying to decide which major he should choose in college. His older brother notes that Zhuang is always asking questions, so maybe he should become a scientist. If Zhuang asks the same kinds of questions that successful scientists ask, he is probably asking things like:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

why and when? Major reasons for it.

b.

Where will I use this information? Will it help me get ahead in life?

c.

Who? What? When? Where? How? Can I get a quote?

d.

Why? How do you know? where՚s your evidence? Is there another explanation?

Question 3

Research Design

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MCQ▾

A researcher wishes to study the effects of frequent changes of residence on the scholastic achievement of children. What kind of research design is most appropriate?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Longitudinal

b.

Stratified sample

c.

Pretest-posttest

d.

Factor analysis

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