24. A(n) _____ consists of a systematic body of ideas about a particular topic or phenomenon.A. intuitionB. hunchC. premonitionD. theory25. In view of the existing tension between the police department and the citizens of Metropolis, the city council conducts a survey among the residents for suggestions on how to improve police–community relations. This example best illustrates _____ as a source of research ideas.26. Using the Boolean operator OR when performing a search on PsycINFOwill27. In the context of conducting a PsycINFOsearch, an advantage of using the asterisk (*) is that
28. Which of the following operators helps a researcher limit his or her search on Google Scholar?A. the OR operatorB. the AND operatorC. the "wildcard" asterisk (*)D. the NOT operator29. In which section of a research article would a reader find a description of what was done in the past and why the present study is being conducted?30. In which section of a research article would a researcher present the findings using statistical language?31. Victor is writing a section of a research report that shows how past research and theories are connected to the current research problem and expected results. Victor is most likely writing the _____ section of the research report.33. Which of the following statements would be appropriate for the results section of a research report?A. The difference between social desirability ratings of attractive versus unattractive individuals may be explained by the cognitive consistency theory.B. Past research suggests that differences exist in ratings of social desirability assigned to attractive versus unattractive individuals.C. The average social desirability rating for attractive individuals was 6.4; however, the average rating for unattractive individuals was 3.2.D. Future research should examine the effect of attractiveness on judgments of criminal behavior.
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