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Clinical Study Basics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why do psychologists do clinical research?

Question 2 2. What is the difference between correlation and causation?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is the process by which a researcher makes decisions about how to answer research questions?

Question 4 4. What are the two possible settings for psychological research?

Question 5 5. What is the term for research completed in the real world?

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Question 6 6. If your research design required a fair degree of control over the setting of the research conducted, which type of design should be utilized?

Question 7 7. The fact that individuals making higher incomes frequently have more years of schooling is an example of a/an _____.

Question 8 8. _____ is the study of abnormal behaviors, feelings, and thoughts, which are often divided into psychological disorders.

Question 9 9. Peter decides the best method of researching how many people shoplift at CVS is observing random people in the store over a 2-hour time period. What is a disadvantage of his planned observational research?

Question 10 10. Why are case studies NOT always the best approach when doing clinical research?

Clinical Study Basics Chapter Exam Instructions

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