8 - Recording all instances of an event for a particular...

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Recording all instances of an event for a particular time period (such as how many times an older brother strikes his younger brother) without the subjects' awareness is an example of A) compiling a case study. B) correlational research. C) conducting an experiment. D) naturalistic observation. Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): D 2. Research has revealed that subjects who participated in research involving deception A) were psychologically distressed at being deceived. B) su f ered extreme embarrassment at being "fooled." C) didn't mind being misled and generally enjoyed taking part in research. D) lost the ability to trust others. Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): C 3. The term "statistical signiFcance" refers to A) how important the data are for future research on the topic. B) the conclusion that there are no reasonable alternative explanations. C) the inference that the observed e f ects are unlikely to be due to chance. D) the representativeness of the sample. Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): C 4. The ____ is a research strategy that minimizes the potential methodological problems associated with the placebo e f ect and experimenter bias. A) neutral sample procedure B) single blind procedure C) double blind procedure D) blind sample procedure Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): C
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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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