Statistics & Research MethodsInferential Statistics (CBSENET (Based on NTAUGC) Psychology (PaperII)): Questions 23  27 of 72
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Question number: 23
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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 (5)  Response  

a.  fallacies. 

b.  axioms. 

c.  learning strategies. 

d.  theories. 

e.  hypotheses. 

Question number: 24
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The StanfordBinet, WAISR and WISC are known to have very high reliability. This means that:
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Choice (5)  Response  

a.  The test yields inconsistent results 

b.  The test measures what it is supposed to measure 

c.  The result of the test will be distributed on a bell shaped curve 

d.  The test yields consistent results, for exampleretesting 

e.  A pretest has been given to a representative 

Question number: 25
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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 (5)  Response  

a.  naturalistic observation. 

b.  field experiment 

c.  a laboratory study. 

d.  an experiment. 

e.  a survey study. 

Question number: 26
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When the development of the same subject is studies over a period of time, the study is called a:
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Choice (5)  Response  

a.  sequential study 

b.  cross sectional study 

c.  experimental study 

d.  life history study 

e.  longitudinal study 

Question number: 27
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A technique that combines the results of many similar studies to determine the effect size of a particular kind of independent variable is known as:
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Choice (5)  Response  

a.  field methods 

b.  experimental methods 

c.  statistical significance 

d.  metaanalysis 

e.  correlational methods 
