Practice Questions Chapter 3: Ethics
The real purpose of the Milgram study was to investigate
the effect of electric shock.
memory and learning.
the effects of punishment.
I chose D. because although the r
Chapter 9 Practice Questions
1. Which type of manipulation is carried out by manipulating variables with instructions and
I chose B. because with straightforward manipulations, s
When a researcher manipulates temperature of a room in order to examine the effect it has
on task performance, the different temperature conditions are referred to as the _ of the
Practice Questions Chapter 8
1. An investigator wants to see whether packaging information affects the way people rate
breakfast cereal. The same cereal is put in three packages: (a) a brown box that says, "To
start your day off with a smile"; (b) a yello
Article Response 8
Golden Years? Poverty among Older Americans
In the article Golden Years? Poverty among Older Americans, the author, Deborah Carr,
discusses how older people living in the United States are suffering from great amounts o
Practice Questions Chapter 12 and 13
1. _ statistics are used to describe data, whereas _ statistics are used to
draw inferences about the population from which the sample was drawn.
A) Inferential; descriptive
B) Descriptive; inferential
Article Response 4
Majority of U.S. Public School Students are in Poverty
In the article Majority of U.S. Public School Students are in Poverty by Lyndsey Layton,
the topic discussed is one that is of the greatest importance for educators
Article Response 1
A Quick Breakdown of the Difference Between Hispanic, Latino, and Spanish
Hispanic, Latino, and Spanish are often words that come grouped together. As a society,
we associate these words with one another, although there
Practice Questions: Chapter 1
Knowledge of research methods may be useful in
understanding and evaluating research results reported in the media.
All of these.
I chose answer D. becau
Article Response 3
Back to School, and to Widening Inequality
In the article Back to School, and to Widening Inequality, Robert Reich discusses the
unequal opportunities experienced by children and families based on their geographic locat
You have just received a new digital tape measure. When you measure the same board four
times, you find the measure fluctuates from 4 to 8 inches. Your new tape measure can be
said to be low in
Practice Questions Chapter 7
To test the hypothesis that younger people are more opposed to the use of nuclear energy
than older people, the best method would be a(n)
naturalistic observation study.