E1mc-F10 - Introductory Psychology: Exam 1. Answers In Bold...

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Introductory Psychology: Exam 1. Answers In Bold 1. Preferring a simple theoretical explanation over a more complex one when findings are equal? a. elegance b . parsimony c. falsifiability d. testability 2. A good way to increase external validity in a laboratory experiment? a. increase generalizability b. standardization c. operationalization d . deception 3. Measures of love and extraversion show no relationship, best represented by this correlation? a . .05 b. .50 c. -.50 d. -.10 4. Comparing individuals with damaged amygdala’s versus those with normal ones represents this study type? a. observational b. field experiment c . quasi-experiment d. laboratory 5. Using different ways to manipulate anxiety represents this concept? a. manipulation check b . multi-trait c. multi-method d. methodology 6. The “self-fulfilling prophesy” is related to this type of potential bias? a. evaluation apprehension b . experimenter expectancies c. demand characteristics d. confounds 7. Which of the following is not a criticism of survey research? a. not behavior b. unconscious bias c. passive d . easy 8. The fundamental principle of assignment to conditions in an experiment? a. logical b. quantifiable c. operational d . random 9. Informed consent can be a troublesome IRB issue for all of these populations except? a. children b. prisoners c. mentally handicapped d . animals 10. Informed consent can sometimes be overridden if the behavior measured is this? a. ordinary
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2011 for the course PSYC 200.101 taught by Professor Stephendrigotas during the Spring '11 term at Johns Hopkins.

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E1mc-F10 - Introductory Psychology: Exam 1. Answers In Bold...

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