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Question number: 42
» Statistics & Research Methods » Application of Statistics in Psychology
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The survey method involves
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Choice (5)  Response  

a.  not bothering about representative sample of people. 

b.  direct observation and recording of a representative sample of behavior. 

c.  careful questioning of a representative sample of people. 

d.  an indepth study of the opinions and attitudes of a selected individual. Control g 

e.  an overview of the attitudes and backgrounds of selected groups. 

Question number: 43
» Statistics & Research Methods » Inferential Statistics
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The degree to which a psychological test yields consistent results from one administration to the next is known as its:
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a.  correlation 

b.  validity 

c.  usability 

d.  causation 

e.  reliability 

Question number: 44
» Statistics & Research Methods » Inferential Statistics
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The ________ variable is manipulated by the experimenter to determine its effect on subjects’ behavior.
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Choice (5)  Response  

a.  correlational 

b.  confounding 

c.  dependent 

d.  independent 

e.  None of the above 

Question number: 45
» Statistics & Research Methods » Application of Statistics in Psychology
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A curve which shows an overall negative slope may show:
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a.  linear acceleration 

b.  upwards acceleration 

c.  negative acceleration 

d.  positive acceleration 

e.  All a. , b. , c. and d. are correct 

Question number: 46
» Statistics & Research Methods » Inferential Statistics
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Statistical significance refers to
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a.  the mean. 

b.  the probability that a research finding happened by chance. 

c.  the measure of deviation. 

d.  the measure of central tendency. 

e.  the measure of dispersion. 
