Statistics & Research Methods (CBSENET (UGC) Psychology (PaperII & PaperIII)): Questions 35  39 of 172
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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
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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 StanfordBinet, WAISR and WISC are known to have very high reliability. This means that:
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  The test yields consistent results, for exampleretesting 

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.  metaanalysis. 

b.  statistical linear analyst. 

c.  experimental correlation. 

d.  metahypothesis 

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. 
