become involved in the observer effect. engaged in the experimenter effect. created an empirical fallacy. Add Question Here Question 217 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question Psychologists doing naturalistic studies make a special effort to minimize bias by keeping a(n) _____, which is a detailed summary of data and observations. Answer experimental diary observation record empirical recording scientific journal Add Question Here Question 218 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question The best way to reduce observer bias in naturalistic observation is to Answer have no observer. keep careful observational records. train the subject extensively. have a control group. Add Question Here Question 219 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question A researcher observes the play activities of children at recess. The videotape of these play activities serves as the Answer experimental effect. observation record. observational empiricism. scientific record. Add Question Here Question 220 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question Which of the following is an appropriate use of naturalistic observation? Answer to raise questions and suggest hypotheses
to develop formal psychological theory to test hypotheses derived from theory to answer questions about cause-and-effect relationships Add Question Here Question 221 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question Psychologists who want to make measurements to discover relationships between events use a technique called Answer the clinical method. the correlational method. the survey method. naturalistic observation. Add Question Here Question 222 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question A study to determine the degree to which two observations or events are linked in some orderly way is called Answer naturalistic observation. the correlational method. a controlled experiment. the survey method. Add Question Here Question 223 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question A correlational study is one that determines Answer the relationship between the independent and the dependent variable. the effects of the observer on the observed. cause-effect relationships. the relationship between two events. Add Question Here Question 224 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question To estimate the degree of the relationship between birth order and achievement motivation, a researcher would do a(n) _____ study. Answer naturalistic inventory correlational experimental Add Question Here Question 225 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question A correlational coefficient is best characterized as a(n) Answer measure of the extent of the relationship between two existing traits, behaviors, or events. index of the causal direction between an independent and dependent variable.
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