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Sample Questions 1 - Answers - can infer causality.) 5. a...

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ANSWERS TO SAMPLE QUESTIONS: EXAM 1 1. c (Participants are randomly assigned to groups, and the experimenter controls who gets what drug.) 2. a (The type of drug is what is controlled – and what is believed to cause the difference in functioning.) 3. d (This can’t be a distinction between independent and dependent, because ability to function is defined as performance on the tests. Ability to function is the abstract idea, test score is the way that idea is measured – thus, ability to function is the conceptual variable; test performance is the operational variable.) 4. b (This is an experimental design, so we
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Unformatted text preview: can infer causality.) 5. a (Pain, temperature, and touch are perceived in the parietal lobe, and the left side of the body is controlled by the right side of the brain.) 6. b (Parasympathetic NS controls digestion and generally slows the body down.) 7. c Serial position curve says items in middle are most often forgotten. Also, primacy effect says we remember things at the beginning (so cant be b); recency effect says we remember things at the end (so cant be d); and Von Restoraff effect says we remember things that are unusual (so cant be a)....
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2011 for the course PSYC 100 taught by Professor Pilafova during the Spring '09 term at George Mason.

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