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Question 11.Which of the following describes a positive correlation?
Question 22.Theresa is studying the relationship between the amount of hours studied and grade point average. A subject's previous familiarity with the material being studied would be an example of which of the following?
Question 33.Which of the following BEST completes the following sentence: Correlation research is mainly focused on _____.
Question 44.In an experiment, a researcher is attempting to demonstrate _________________.
Question 55.If an experiment is not well controlled (for example, Asch did not have his fake participants say the correct thing or Tajfel told the participants that their groups were not important), then which of the following would best describe the results?
Question 66.In Henri Tajfel's social identity experiment, the variable measured to determine if social identity had an effect was _____________.
Question 77.A study showing that patients with depression are more likely to live in urban areas but not necessarily that living in an urban area causes depression is an example of what?
Question 88.What do correlational studies show?
Question 99.What is the purpose of clinical research?
Question 1010.Richard is performing a case study, but he doesn't record some possibly useful data because his personal opinions and preferences get in the way. This situation is an example of which of the following weaknesses for a case study?
Question 1111.Which of the following is NOT a reason to perform a case study?
Question 1212.Which of the following is a strength of case study research?
Question 1313.A control group is important for a researcher because it _____.
Question 1414.To ensure you effectively answer a research question, you must start with _____.
Question 1515.Subjects that receive an experimental treatment are part of the _____.
Question 1616.What is the difference between correlation and causation?
Question 1717.Why are case studies NOT always the best approach when doing clinical research?
Question 1818._____ is the study of abnormal behaviors, feelings, and thoughts, which are often divided into psychological disorders.
Question 1919.Anna uses a random number generator to decide which treatment to administer to each of her subjects. Which of the following is Anna demonstrating?
Question 2020.Surya is doing a study. She sits at the entrance to the state fair and uses every fifth person that passes her in her study. Which of the following is Surya demonstrating?
Question 2121.Carrie is studying which teaching method is best. She chooses classrooms to use in her study by drawing names out of a hat. But when she assigns method to each of the classes, she makes the decision in a non-random way. Which of the following best describes Carrie's actions?
'Based on our correlation, we can determine that excess sugar causes people to be overweight'
What is wrong with this statement?
Question 2323.Wanda conducts a study and finds that shoe sales and doll sales are negatively correlated. She is worried that some other variable is affecting her findings. Wanda is concerned about which of the following?
Question 2424.Yolanda conducts a study and finds a positive correlation between alcohol consumption and irritability. She concludes that alcohol consumption causes irritability. Which of the following statement best explains why Yolanda is incorrect in her conclusion?
Question 2525.Marty cannot randomly assign subjects to his study because one of his variables is height. Which of the following would best describe Marty's study?
Question 2626.Anna only wants to use variables in her experiment that can be measured and manipulated. Which of the following variables should Anna NOT use?
Question 2727.What is a case study?
Question 2828.Which of the following would be the best example of a case study?
Question 2929.A control group has which of the following characteristics compared to an experimental group?
Question 3030.The fact that individuals making higher incomes frequently have more years of schooling is an example of a/an _____.
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