Statistics & Research Methods-Application of Statistics in Psychology (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 7 - 10 of 19

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Question number: 7

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Basic ethical guidelines for psychological researchers include

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Choice (4) Response
a.

harming the subjects when necessary.

b.

ensuring that participation is involuntary.

c.

minimizing confidentiality.

d.

providing results and interpretations to participants.

Question number: 8

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An observation that the higher the air temperature, the lower the activity of test animals would be an example of a

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Choice (4) Response
a.

causal relationship.

b.

zero correlation.

c.

negative correlation.

d.

positive correlation.

Question number: 9

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Joseph runs an experiment testing the effects of sugar consumption on aggression levels in children and randomly assigns 20 subjects either to a control group given sugar-free sweets or to the experimental group that was given the same sweets that did contain sugar. He then tests the subjects’ response to several different puzzles, each with increasing difficulty and hypothesizes that sugar levels play a major role in aggression in children. In order to know whether his hypothesis has been supported, Joseph will need to use:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Inferential statistics

b.

Scatter plots

c.

Means-to-end statistics

d.

Descriptive statistics

Question number: 10

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An independent variable is:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

A variable whose value depends on that of the dependent variable

b.

The only variable of interest

c.

A variable that is independently verified

d.

The variable that is manipulated by experiment

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