Statistics, Tests and Measurement in Psychology: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. If a study about the relationship between intelligence and income produced a Pearson correlation coefficient of .90, it would suggest that:

Question 2 2. The goal of a descriptive study is to:

Question 3 3. In a psychological study, validity refers to

Question 4 4. Psychologists use statistical analysis to _____.

Question 5 5. For the results of a study to be thought to support a hypothesis, researchers must prove that the results have _____.

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Question 6 6. The 'stereotype threat' refers to the hypothesis that women and racial minorities will:

Question 7 7. Researchers conduct a study to determine whether natural lighting causes increased test performance as opposed to fluorescent lighting. What type of research will they conduct?

Question 8 8. The story of Phineas Gage is a good example of a case study because:

Question 9 9. Which of the following is one of the challenges statistical researchers face when implementing a study?

Question 10 10. A study that seeks to determine the effectiveness of a fast food commercial that tests some people before lunch and others after lunch fails

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Question 11 11. A study that seeks to determine the long-term health impact of playing professional football that only includes current players fails

Question 12 12. In a psychological study, reliability refers to

Question 13 13. Inferential statistics are important to a study because they allow researchers to _____.

Question 14 14.

Which of the following is the mean of the set of data below?

3, 6, 2, 8, 6, 6, 2, 8, 4

Question 15 15. What is the goal of a study?

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Question 16 16. What is the control group intended to do in a study?

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

Question 18 18. A study that seeks to determine if blondes have more fun by analyzing blonde-haired people who own dogs fails

Question 19 19.

Which of the following is the median of the set of data below?

2, 5, 1, 7, 6, 5, 2, 8, 4

Statistics, Tests and Measurement in Psychology: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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