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Question number: 5

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An experiment is performed to test the effects of sleep deprivation on rote memory. In this experiment, the dependent variable is the

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Choice (5) Response

a.

correlation between hours of sleep and fatigue.

b.

number of hours subjects go without sleep.

c.

scores based on understanding.

d.

rote memory scores.

e.

number of subjects deprived of sleep in the experimental group.

Question number: 6

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In a weight-reduction experiment, an overweight individual was given what the researcher called a new type of diet pill that would help curb the desire to eat. In fact, the pill really contained powdered milk, but ever since the individual started taking the diet pill, he has reported that his desire to eat has decreased. This illustrates the

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a.

natural experiment.

b.

naturalistic observation.

c.

curvilinear relationship.

d.

effect of extraneous variables.

e.

placebo effect.

Question number: 7

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In the traditional learning experiment, the effect of practice on performance is investigated. Performance is the ________ variable.

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a.

intervening

b.

control

c.

dependent

d.

independent

e.

extraneous

Question number: 8

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Which of the following is an advantage of laboratory studies?

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a.

ecological validity

b.

control of extraneous variables

c.

no control on extraneous variables

d.

observation in a naturalistic setting

e.

lack of participant bias

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