6 - The FINAL step in a scientic investigation is to A conduct the study B analyze the data C decide whether or not the hypothesis was supported D

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The FINAL step in a scientifc investigation is to A) conduct the study. B) analyze the data. C) decide whether or not the hypothesis was supported. D) report the fndings. Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): D 2. An independent variable in an experiment re±ers to A) the variable that is held constant across experimental conditions. B) the variable deliberately manipulated by the experimenter. C) the variable that the experimenter believes will change in value because systematic correlations that exist in the experiment. D) the variable that provides an alternative explanation ±or the results the experiment. Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): B 3. The principal disadvantage the descriptive/correlational research method is A) because practical or ethical reasons they cannot be used to study some research questions. B) since researchers cannot control variables interest, conclusions concerning cause and e f ect relationships are not appropriate. C) they do not allow the researcher to describe behavior. D) they ±requently observe behavior in artifcial situations. Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): B 4. Hypotheses are typically expressed as A) theories. B) variables. C) predictions. D) statistics. Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): C
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5. When subjects are administered a series of written questions designed to assess their attitudes, opinions, or behavior, this is called A) direct observation. B) a questionnaire. C) an interview. D) a psychological test.
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This note was uploaded on 01/29/2012 for the course PSY 100 taught by Professor Mrsmar during the Spring '11 term at Seattle Central Community College.

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6 - The FINAL step in a scientic investigation is to A conduct the study B analyze the data C decide whether or not the hypothesis was supported D

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