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Question 1 1. Which of the following is an example of positive correlation?
Question 2 2. How are Stapel scales and open ended questions similar?
Question 3 3. All of the following are potential possible values of the correlation coefficient EXCEPT for _____.
Question 4 4. In which of the following answer choices should the researcher consider adjusting her sample?
Question 5 5. Which of the following answer choices contains the best example of the convenience sampling method?
Question 6 6. Random errors, systematic errors, and nonresponse errors are all errors that arise in _____.
Question 7 7. When Peter uses this type of research, he is able to take the results and apply them to a naturally-occurring situation.
Question 8 8. When Tom decided to study the interactions of step-children and their parents' beliefs on divorce, he was performing this type of research.
Question 9 9. Jim is a psychology student who is conducting observational research on the interactions between patients and staff at a local nursing home; he has informed the members of the staff about his study. Will this raise ethical concerns about Jim's research? Why or why not?
Question 10 10. Ted is a researcher at a local institute. He is trying to determine how drinking soda impacts worker productivity. Which of the following would be an example of him conducting a true experiment?
Question 11 11. Why is an if-then statement a favorable structure for a good hypothesis?
Question 12 12. Hannah is trying to understand how the amount of time they sleep makes tigers more prone to aggression. She is measuring their aggression by the number of conflicts they engage in each day. What is the amount of time the tigers sleep?
Question 13 13. When Cruz looks at his data, he has seven participants who chose $500, four participants who chose $250, and three who chose $175. When Cruz calculates the mode, he will get _____.
Question 14 14. When Jacob uses a table to list the frequency of each type of data, he creates a _____.
Question 15 15. Mean, median, mode, range, standard deviation, and coefficient of variation are examples of a(n) _____ statistic.
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