PRINT PSYC 331 Quiz 1 Version D

PRINT PSYC 331 Quiz 1 Version D - PSYC 331 Exam #1 Version...

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PSYC 331 Exam #1 Version D Name___________________________________ Multiple Choice . Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. Each correct answer is worth 1 point. ____ 1. Let us assume that you wish to study aggressive social behaviors in college students immediately before and after the lunch hour. You decide to watch the entrance of a dining hall from a more remote location, and simply categorize the behaviors that you observe (along with a frequency count of those behaviors). This can most accurately be described as an example of which observational approach? a. survey b. deviant-case analysis c. naturalistic observation d. case study ____ 2. Which question is most likely to be asked by the critical reader during his/her evaluation of the method sec- tion of an article? a. What are the independent, dependent, and control variables? b. Are there any alternative interpretations? c. What hypothesis will be tested in the experiment? d. What questions are left unanswered? ____ 3. Which of the following represents a limitation (i.e., a threat to internal validity) for any correlational study of the relationship between smoking and lung cancer? a. Smoking incidence could be confounded with other variables that might increase suscept- ibility to cancer. b. It is not possible to construct a contingency table that maps out the relationship between variables. c.
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This note was uploaded on 01/15/2010 for the course PSYC 331 taught by Professor Dianealonso during the Fall '09 term at UMBC.

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