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Quasi-Experimental Research: Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Robert's longitudinal study was going well. However, 3 participants dropped out in the second year. What will happen to the data Robert has collected so far from these participants?

Question 2 2. Cross-sectional design is where an experimenter _____.

Question 3 3. Why is pretest-posttest design referred to as quasi-experimental?

Question 4 4. If you wanted to make a pretest-posttest a true experiment, what would you need to do?

Question 5 5. When the participants in a longitudinal study return, a researcher:

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Question 6 6. One benefit of using longitudinal designs is:

Question 7 7. Longitudinal studies are restricted to only

Question 8 8. In cross-sectional designs, groups need to be _____.

Question 9 9. Which of the following study types is most affected by the different experiences of individuals over the course of their lives?

Question 10 10. Which of the experimental examples below illustrates a study that would use an Ex Post Facto design?

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Question 11 11. Longitudinal designs are different than other types of experiments because they _____.

Question 12 12. Gerald told you that he is conducting cross-sectional developmental research that involves elementary school children. What can you accurately say about Gerald's study?

Question 13 13. You performed a study and found no depression before the experimental manipulation but almost all participants had depression afterwards. What conclusion would you likely reach about the study?

Question 14 14. Which type of study focuses on how individuals in a group develop at different time intervals?

Question 15 15. A researcher wishes to study how fatigue influences reaction time. To choose subjects for the group that is fatigued while performing tests to measure reaction time, the subjects names are put in a hat and blindly drawn out and placed in that group. The other participants will perform the tests while not fatigued. This is an example of _____.

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Question 16 16. Michael set up a cross-sectional study with 6 participants. His professor did not approve the experiment because Micheal's study group was too small. Why would Micheal's professor require a higher number of participants?

Question 17 17. Greta wants to study how age affects hair growth. To study this, Greta finds a group of ten-year-olds, a group of twenty-year-olds, and a group of fifty-year-olds. Which of the following experimental designs is Greta using?

Question 18 18. When do researchers generally notice the practice effect?

Question 19 19. Hannah tests her subjects, gives them a treatment, and then tests them again. What type of quasi-experimental design is Hannah using?

Question 20 20. Janet is conducting a cross-sectional study. Because of this, she cannot randomly assign participants into groups. How should Janet label her research?

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Question 21 21. Developmental research is primarily focused on

Question 22 22. Gregg chooses a group of subjects in order to study the effects of age on memory. He starts with a group of three-year-olds, and checks in with that same group of subjects when they are fifteen, thirty, and sixty-five. Which of the following type of experimental design is Gregg using?

Question 23 23. Why would a researcher employ the use of an Ex Post Facto Design in an experiment?

Question 24 24. An Ex Post Facto design is most often used with, but not limited to, which of the following types of experiments?

Question 25 25. Which of the following studies would use an ex post facto design?

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Question 26 26. Marco is conducting a quasi-experiment, while Maria is conducting a true experiment. What is the main difference between Marco's and Maria's experiments?

Question 27 27. Analyze the statements below and indicate the one that most accurately describes an advantage of a cross-sectional study.

Question 28 28. One way researchers effectively handle the time element is to:

Question 29 29. Juanita designed a study in which the same participants will return to her lab every two years for ten years. What kind of study did Juanita design?

Question 30 30. In addition to enabling researchers to look at the total effect of the manipulation, pretest-posttest design is also good for measuring:

Quasi-Experimental Research: Homework Help Chapter Exam Instructions

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