Research Aptitude-Types of Research (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 27 - 31 of 83

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Question number: 27

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An experimenter is interested in determining if there are differences in happiness, life satisfaction, and optimism between people who have been given a self-help book to read versus those who have been given a sports article to read. What is the independent variable?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

life satisfaction

b.

reading material

c.

happiness

d.

optimism

Question number: 28

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If you’re trying to establish a causal relationship between a reinforcer and increased performance, you should use an ________ method.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

experimental

b.

field

c.

survey

d.

correlational

Question number: 29

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Students who do better in high school tend to do better in college. This is an example of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

a perfect regression.

b.

a positive correlation.

c.

a negative correlation.

d.

a zero correlation.

Question number: 30

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A procedure that controls experimenter bias and participant bias by preventing experimenters and participants from knowing which participants have been assigned to particular conditions is known as the technique.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

self-fulfilling prophecy

b.

field

c.

double-blind

d.

experimental

Question number: 31

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Consideration of participants in psychological research as ________ in the research enterprise is a central principle of ethical research today

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Choice (4) Response

a.

partial partners

b.

full partners

c.

informed participants

d.

co-investigators

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