Statistics & Research Methods (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 35 - 39 of 161

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Question number: 35

» Statistics & Research Methods » Application of Statistics in Psychology

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The study of unusual events is to ________ as information from a large number of people is to ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

clinical method; survey method

b.

experimental method; clinical method

c.

clinical method; naturalistic observation

d.

experimental method; naturalistic observation

Question number: 36

» Statistics & Research Methods » Inferential Statistics

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The story of Clever Hans, the mathematical horse, illustrates the use of controlled observation to test a series of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

axioms.

b.

fallacies.

c.

hypotheses.

d.

learning strategies.

Question number: 37

» Statistics & Research Methods » Inferential Statistics

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The Stanford-Binet, WAIS-R and WISC are known to have very high reliability. This means that:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The test yields consistent results, for example-retesting

b.

A pretest has been given to a representative

c.

The test yields inconsistent results

d.

The test measures what it is supposed to measure

Question number: 38

» Statistics & Research Methods » Application of Statistics in Psychology

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The statistical technique that combines results of a large number of studies is called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

meta-analysis.

b.

statistical linear analyst.

c.

experimental correlation.

d.

meta-hypothesis

Question number: 39

» Statistics & Research Methods » Inferential Statistics

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A psychologist examines fathers and their children at a picnic. She observes the number of times fathers engage in cooperative play with their children. This study is an example of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

an experiment.

b.

field experiment

c.

naturalistic observation.

d.

a laboratory study.

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