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Research Methodology for Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How do you define cross-sectional research?

Question 2 2. What is the difference between a cross-sectional study and a cross-sequential study?

Question 3 3. Joe is interested in sports and music. How can he use his interests when deciding on a problem to research?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is the most important thing for a researcher to consider when deciding on a research topic?

Question 5 5.

Which of these is NOT a parameter?

I. Population mean

II. Population standard deviation

III. Sample mean

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Question 6 6.

The Wilcoxon signed-rank test assumes:

I. Normal distribution

II. Symmetry

III. A specific shape

Question 7 7. Which two types of variables must be included in a hypothesis?

Question 8 8. Which of the following should you NOT do in a hypothesis?

Question 9 9. A variable that confuses the results of a study by affecting the outcome is a ____ variable.

Question 10 10. The ____ group does not receive the treatment that is being tested.

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Question 11 11. What is conceptualization?

Question 12 12. Why is conceptualization important?

Question 13 13. If I release 10 spiders into a room and measure how long it takes people to get out of the room, what is the independent variable?

Question 14 14. Which of the following best describes control variables?

Question 15 15. Which of the following would be considered a current issue in cross-cultural psychology?

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Question 16 16. Cross-cultural psychology can best be defined as _____.

Question 17 17. How do psychologists use the scientific method? Choose the best answer.

Question 18 18. What is the control group intended to do in a study?

Question 19 19. 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 20 20. What is the term for research completed in the real world?

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Question 21 21. Descriptive or qualitative studies:

Question 22 22. Complete observers...

Question 23 23. What is the difference between quantitative and qualitative research methods?

Question 24 24. Why does correlational research uses quantitative methods?

Question 25 25. Different interviewing techniques are based upon

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is the most popular interview technique?

Question 27 27. How can a researcher increase the validity of a case study?

Question 28 28. _____ and _____ should be taken into account when considering a new research problem.

Question 29 29.

Examples of non-parametric methods include:

I. Wilcoxon signed-rank test

II. Kruskal Wallis test

III. t-test

Question 30 30. A good hypothesis should always:

Research Methodology for Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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