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Question 11.An experiment begins with the researcher believing that couches cause an increase in laziness of participants. He then attempts to find participants with couches and determines their laziness level. Which of the following best describes this type of reasoning?
Question 44.If you are studying a specialized topic, like 'Common symptoms of mentally ill children', but search for something broad, like 'Psychology of children', you are likely to find:
Question 55.By examining and recording the narcissist in their own environment, the researcher is using which technique?
Question 66.'As found by Researcher 1, 2, and 3, the results indicate a strong correlation between ice cream and murder' is an example of a statement from:
Question 77.Jane wants to study the effect of running on a person's weight. Jane's hypothesis is as follows: The longer the distance a person runs each day, the lower that person's weight will be. Which of the following would be the null hypothesis in this study?
Question 88._____ and _____ should be taken into account when considering a new research problem.
Question 99.If I release spiders into a room and measure how long it takes people to get out of the room, what is the independent variable?
Question 1010.A good example of secondary research is:
Question 1111.A literature review is best defined as:
Question 1212.1953 Mustang, two pairs of sunglasses (generic), and a large sheet (5' x 5') are an example of
Question 1313.A study on exercise might remove patients who have difficulty moving. Why?
Question 1414.An effective way to discover new topics to research is to:
Question 1616.Peer-reviewed journals are often viewed as the epitome of research because:
Question 1717.Which of the following is the most important thing for a researcher to consider when deciding on a research topic?
Question 1818.The reason that a researcher summarizes what they find in their literature review, and publishes it along with their study, is to:
Question 1919.A researcher recently completed her study and has written a report. She wants to submit it a journal. What should she do next?
Question 2020.Why is it important that the research procedures be conducted in sequential order?
Question 2121.A student is writing a research question. What should his/her first step be?
Question 2222.Which of the following could be a sample for a study of the spending habits of high school students in Canada?
Question 2323.One trick to ensure you find many articles on a topic is:
Question 2424.Tara is planning to conduct a research study in order to study how U.S. males older than 65 years old feel about technology. For this study, Tara will interview small groups of men in several cities across the United States. The population for Tara's study is:
Question 2525.Which of the following is a significant problem with secondary research?
Question 2626.When performing an archival study, you need
Question 2727.Which of the following is NOT a major section of an APA study?
Question 2828.Selecting the correct journal to submit to is MOST likely to:
Question 2929.Which of the following best describes control variables?
Question 3030.A researcher wants to figure out if uncomfortable seats in a classroom will increase the research participant's attention to the lesson and decrease their fidgeting. Why are attention level and fidgeting the dependent variable?
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