Chapter 2 Exam

Chapter 2 Exam - 100(20 out of 20 correct 2 1 Social...

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1. Social psychologists often utilize the scientific method when conducting their studies. Which of the following has been identified as an important step in the research process? A. B. proposing and/or revising a theory C. forming a question D. collecting and analyzing data E. all of these 2. You hypothesize that college women choose healthier food options than college men. For two weeks you sit in the dining hall during lunch and dinner and secretly record the food choices of each person. You are using which method or approach to test your idea? A. B. observational/naturalistic C. self-report D. archival E. field experiment
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3. Researchers who use previously recorded data such as divorce rates, weather reports, and sports statistics in their studies are utilizing which research method? A. B. event-recording C. experience sampling D. experimental E. archival 4. When conducting observational studies, researchers often employ two independent raters who observe and record behavior. The researchers then assess how often the two raters agreed on what they saw. This is referred to as: A. B. internal validity C. coding D. inter-rater reliability E. a meta-analysis
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5. Which of the following is a major limitation of naturalistic/ob servational methods? A. B. naturalistic/observational methods cannot be used to examine rare events C. naturalistic/observational methods are difficult to conduct D. naturalistic/observational methods usually require extensive laboratory space E. naturalistic/observational methods usually cannot
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2011 for the course PSYCH 220 taught by Professor Heizen during the Spring '11 term at WPUNJ.

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Chapter 2 Exam - 100(20 out of 20 correct 2 1 Social...

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