Statistics & Research Methods-Inferential Statistics (CBSE-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Psychology (Paper-II)): Questions 19 - 22 of 72

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Question number: 19

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The products of naturalistic observation are best described in terms of

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Choice (5) Response

a.

theory.

b.

explanation.

c.

reason.

d.

description.

e.

prediction.

Question number: 20

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A teacher believes that one group of children is very bright and that a second is below average in ability. Actually, the groups are identical, but the first group progresses more rapidly than the second. This demonstrates

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a.

observer bias in field observation.

b.

the self-fulfilling prophecy.

c.

observer bias in naturalistic observation.

d.

the ethical problems of field experiments.

e.

the placebo effect in a natural experiment.

Question number: 21

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To prevent ethical abuse in psychological research, the APA has suggested that

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a.

all data collected from a person must be made public.

b.

all psychological harm to subjects must be corrected by counseling.

c.

psychologists must avoid deception with using human subjects.

d.

psychologists must not treat all subjects with respect and concern for the subject’s dignity.

e.

psychologists must treat all subjects with respect and concern for the subject’s dignity.

Question number: 22

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Researchers interested in health behavior postulate that people’s decisions about their health are based on attitudes, subjective norms, and intentions. This is an example of

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a.

a hypothesis.

b.

naturalistic observation.

c.

cause-effect relationship.

d.

a correlational research design.

e.

a theory.

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