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Research Methods and the Study of Human Growth and Development Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. All of the following statements are true about correlational research, EXCEPT:

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT true of the scientific method in human growth and development research?

Question 3 3. How do you define cross-sectional research?

Question 4 4. What is the difference between a cross-sectional study and a cross-sequential study?

Question 5 5. Which of the following statements is true?

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Question 6 6. Test scores and how long it takes to complete a task are examples of _____.

Question 7 7. How can a researcher increase the validity of a case study?

Question 8 8. Research studies that look at one individual or one group over a period of time are called _____.

Question 9 9. Why is good data collection important?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is true of the scientific method in human growth and development research?

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Question 11 11. All of the following are benefits of a true experiment, EXCEPT:

Question 12 12. The data collection technique used for studying nonverbal behaviors is _____.

Question 13 13. Lawrence is conducting a research study and she wants to know to which degree her results cluster around the mean. Which descriptive statistic should Lawrence use?

Question 14 14. How do you test an experiment's hypothesis?

Question 15 15. Whether or not a research study measures what it's supposed to measure is the definition of _____.

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Question 16 16. How can a cause and effect relationship be determined in a true experiment?

Question 17 17. All of the following statements are true about secondary data collection, EXCEPT:

Question 18 18. A testable statement that is logically derived from theory or observation is referred to as _____.

Question 19 19. Why is it important to understand research methodology?

Question 20 20. What is the difference between categorical and continuous measurements?

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Question 21 21. When a researcher collects and integrates data from several sources and utilizes a variety of different techniques it is called _____.

Question 22 22. Why is it important that the scientific method is used in human growth and development research?

Question 23 23. Under which circumstances would a true experiment NOT be used?

Question 24 24. There are 200 boys who reside at a secluded New York boarding school. Despite having been vaccinated against the disease, 100 of the boys contracted measles. In response to the outbreak, the CDC sent a team to the school to conduct an in-depth investigation. This is an example of a(n) _____.

Question 25 25. Marsha, a dermatology student, is researching whether eating chocolate causes acne in fifteen-year-old girls. She uses a controlled study of 20 fifteen-year-old girls divided into two groups of 10; one group eats chocolate every day for 2 weeks, while the other doesn't eat any chocolate for that duration. Marsha records her findings and determines that there is no correlation between chocolate and acne in fifteen-year-old girls. Marsha's experiment is an example of _____.

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Question 26 26. Why is experimental data collection a favorable method?

Question 27 27. All of the following are uses of a contingency table, EXCEPT:

Question 28 28. Kim is participating in an experiment. She has as much a chance of being in Group A as she does of being in Group B. What is this called?

Question 29 29. Why can it be more complicated to apply the scientific method to human growth and development research?

Question 30 30. What is the definition of central tendency?

Research Methods and the Study of Human Growth and Development Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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