Measurement in Research: Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Christopher measures the happiness of his subjects by watching their reaction to a set of videos. Which type of measure is Christopher using?

Question 2 2. Which type of measure is the SAT test?

Question 3 3. Reliability is _____.

Question 4 4. If you are collecting data on how many teddy bears are in certain toy stores, the number of teddy bears would best be described as what type of variable?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT a purpose of psychological measurement?

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Question 6 6. The weight of a subject would best be described as what type of variable?

Question 7 7. James participates in a study, but his results are not normal for him. Which of the following methods would ensure that James' results aren't going to mess up the results of the study?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is the main goal of quantitative measurement?

Question 9 9. Which of these is NOT an example of a nominal scale?

Question 10 10. Marty gathers the blood pressures of his subjects, and then interviews them. Which of the following would best describe the type of measurement that Marty is using?

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Question 11 11. Which of these is NOT something that can cause inconsistency in results?

Question 12 12. Michael uses the answers to a survey as a part of his study. Which of the following types of measurement is Michael using?

Question 13 13. Jeff watches people's reactions to different video clips. If a subject shows a strong reaction to the first clip, then they generally react similarly to the remainder of the video clips. What type of reliability can describe Jeff's study?

Question 14 14. Sarah is a researcher that works for a development institute. She is interested in how the number of hours a student spends playing video games impacts their grades. The first thing Sarah does in her research is identify the variables. Why is this important?

Question 15 15. Which of these represents an advantage of norm-referenced tests?

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Question 16 16. Why is conceptualization important?

Question 17 17. Gender is an example of what type of variable?

Question 18 18. Helen's client tells her about how she saved a girl from drowning. Helen decides to use this as an example of her client's heroic behavior. Which of the following types of measurement is Helen using?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is not an example of qualitative measurement?

Question 20 20. Sharon has a survey that appears to measure depression. Which of the following types of validity does it have?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is an example of a self-report measure?

Question 22 22. Marco administers his survey in the same room for each subject and makes sure that the exact same instructions are read to each subject before taking the survey. Which of the following methods is Marco using to increase reliability?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is the best definition of reliability?

Question 24 24. What is psychological measurement?

Question 25 25. Gerald compared his students class grades with their final exam grades. He found that nearly all students had the same grades for classwork as they did for the test. What can we likely say about Gerald's test?

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Question 26 26. What is psychological measurement?

Question 27 27. What is psychological measurement?

Question 28 28. Which of the following best defines psychological measurement?

Question 29 29. James needs to determine the weight of an object. He uses a meter stick to do so. Obviously, this will not work. Which term applies most directly to James' problem?

Question 30 30. Which of these is not an advantage of quantitative measurement?

Measurement in Research: Homework Help Chapter Exam Instructions

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