soicialpsychtest1 - Social Psych Exam #1-Spr. 2008-Dr....

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Social Psych Exam #1---Spr. 2008---Dr. Pamela D. Hall—Instructor Please put all answers on the Scantron Sheet….Do Well!!! 1)According to the text, social psychology is defined as the scientific study of how people A. motivate, persuade and hurt one another. B. think about, influence and relate to one another. C. manipulate, use and betray one another. D. conform, help and form attitudes about one another. 2) Which of the following topics was NOT listed in the text as an example of what social psychologists study? A. love B. conformity C. intelligence D. attitudes 3) Another name for the “I-knew-it-all-along phenomenon” is the A. retrospective bias. B. information bias. C. prediction bias. D. hindsight bias. 4) Theories help social psychologists _____ their observations and _____ their hypotheses. A. test; organize B. organize; test C. objectify; refute D. refute; objectify 5) A testable proposition that describes a relationship which may exist between events is a A. statement. B. bias. C. correlation. D. hypothesis. 6) Standing in the campus courtyard with a clipboard to record your observations of university students’ usage of cellular phones is an example of what type of research? A. correlational research B. experimental research C. laboratory research D. field research 7) The study of naturally occurring relationships among variables is referred to as
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A. correlational research. B. experimental research. C. laboratory research. D. field research. 8) A psychiatrist tells you that she is interested in determining if the condition of individuals who are clinically depressed improves with either 20 or 40 milligrams of Prozac. She decides to administer 20 milligrams to a random half of her clients, and 40 milligrams to the other half. She finds that after 6 months, the clients who took 40 milligrams of Prozac are significantly less depressed than those clients who took 20 milligrams of Prozac. Which type of study did the psychiatrist conduct? A. correlational research B. experimental research C. controlled research D. hypothetical research 9) A sample in which every person in the population being studied has an equal chance of inclusion is called a _____ sample.
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course SOP 3004 taught by Professor Dr.pamelad.hall during the Spring '08 term at FIU.

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