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Psych 2 Example Exam Questions
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The process of inferring a general principle from observations is known as a. induction. b. deduction. c. intuition. d. postdiction.
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Which of the following is a desirable feature of a scientific theory? a. The theory simply restates the facts it is supposed to explain. b. The theory is based on illusory correlations. c. The theory makes complex assumptions. d. The theory is falsifiable.
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Based on her observations, a psychologist predicts that children who view violent programs on television will display more aggressive behavior. This testable prediction is known as a/an a. interpretation. b. meta-analysis. c. hypothesis. d. experiment.
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Imagine that several competing theories are all consistent with observations that have been made. According to the principle of parsimony (also known as Occam's razor), which theory should scientists prefer? a.
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This note was uploaded on 09/24/2009 for the course PSYCH 2 taught by Professor Don'tremember during the Spring '04 term at Berkeley.

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