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True or false: According to Webers law, the perceived difference between
5 and 10 pound weights is equal to the perceived difference between 45
and 50 pound weights (i.e., 5 pound difference).
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Answer:
e
Correct
Answer
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Premonition is often used to describe people in closer physical proximity to each other.
False
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An individual who likes to drive takes up a job being a delivery driver. After a few days, this individual begins
dreading wor
Question 1
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Which of the following is NOT one of Schacters seven sins of memory?
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Answer:
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Answer:
reconstruct
ion
reconstruct
ion
Question 2
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Contrary to George Millers findings, modern research seems to s
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Your teacher offers you 1 extra credit point to complete a 10 page paper
so you do not do it. Conversely, the teacher offers you 50 extra credit points to
complete a 10 page paper so you do it. This is an example of:
Correct Answer:
Incentive mot
Question Common medications prescribed to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
work by _.
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Inhibiting the reuptake mechanisms of dopamine and norepinephrine.
All of the following are known methods of studying the b
Running Head: VIOLENT VIDEO GAMES: A SOURCE OF AGGRESSION
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Violent Video Games: A Source of Aggression
Many times, when a mass shooting occurs and the media airs that the suspect is in the age
bracket of a young adolescent up to the age of young adults,
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When experiencing a panic attack, which one of the following is not a symptom:
Irrational fear of open spaces
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One of the important criteria for most DSM-5 categories of mental disorder is that the condition
present clinic
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According to Piaget, when our current cognitive schemas do not match our
experiences, we are in a state of balance termed:
Correct Answer:
Disequilibriu
m
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To test is children are able to fully understand object characteristics like volum
Question Choose which of the following questions below should be used to
determine the directionality of a correlation.
Correct Answer:
All of the above
Question Counseling psychologists work with individuals who have been diagnosed
with a mental disorder
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The electra complex is the Freudian concept for when a boy becomes aware of
his genitals which leads to desiring his mother and envying his father.
Correct Answer: False
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The personality approach examining personality traits and clusters
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This chapter focused on which of the following topics?
a. Learning
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Gambling games, especially slot machines, provide reinforcement (e.g., a
jackpot) on a random basis, based on the number of times the game is played. This
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58) Memory, post hoc tests, and effect size: Lou, Hendriks, and Craik (2007) were interested in whether
lists of words might be better remembered if they were paired with either pictures or sound effects.
They asked participants to memorize lis
Chapter 12
2) What is a factor?
Factor is a term used to describe and independent variable in a study with more
than one independent variables.
5) What is the difference in information provided when we say two-way ANOVA versus 2 X
3 ANOVA?
When we say two
Chapter 13
18) For each of the pair of correlation coefficients provided, determine which one indicates a stronger
relation between variables:
A] -0.28 and 0.31. The second correlation coefficient (-0.31) represents a stronger negative
correlation between
Chapter 12
21) Using what you know about the expanded source table, fill in the missing values in the
table shown here:
36) A] State the independent variables and their levels. State the dependent variable.
Independent variable (1): High levels of TAA wit
Chapter 13
4) what is the difference between a positive correlation and a negative correlation?
As our textbook states, a positive correlation is an association between two variables
such that participants with high scores on one variable tend to have hig
Chapter 9
1) We should use a t distribution when we dont know the population standard deviation
and also when we are comparing two samples .
3) Standard deviation is needed to calculate the standard error. Calculating the standard
deviation is the only di
Chapter 7
30)
38)
40 A] People who use antibacterial products have the same level of skin dryness than
people who do not use antibacterial products; H0: 1 = 2
People who use antibacterial products have a higher level of skin dryness than
people who do not
Chapter 9
8) How is the critical t value affected by sample size and degrees of freedom?
Degrees of freedom (from observations) is the number of scores that are free to vary
when estimating a population parameter from a sample and more participants in a s
Chapter 11
22) What is the advantage of the design of the within-groups ANOVA over that of the between-groups
ANOVA?
The advantage of the within-groups design is that it reduces errors due to differences
between the groups because each group included exac
Chapter 9
1) We should use a t distribution when we dont know the population standard deviation
and also when we are comparing two samples .
3) Standard deviation is needed to calculate the standard error. Calculating the standard
deviation is the only di
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30.a. M =160 M = 30 =18.25 z=
100
b. M =160 M = 300 =5.77 z=
100
150160
=0.55
18.25
150160
=1.73
5.77
c. M =160 M = 30 00 =54.77 z=
38.a.
M =67 M =
b. z=
150160
=0.18
54.77
3.19
=0.42
57
68.167
=2.62
0.42
c.
50+49.56=99.56 10099.56=0.44
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Sampling: Random sample-one in which every member of the population has an equal chance of being
selected into the study. Convenience sample- one that uses participants who are readily available.
Volunteer sample-a convenience sample in whic
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4. In the paired samples t test is used to compare two means for a within-groups design, a situation in
which every participant is in both samples; in the independent sample t test is used to compare two
means for a between-groups design, a
A researcher is interested in studying how cognitive shortcuts for memory affects the amount of information
that people remember after a two week period. He is specifically interested in two cognitive memory skills:
Elaborative Rehearsal and Maintenance R
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38.a. Random selection was not likely used; it wouldnt have been possible because the
physicians were recruited not selected. The population is US physicians in the AMA; random
assignment was not likely used and wouldnt be possible because t
8. As the sample size and degrees of freedom increase the critical value decreases, meaning increased
confidence that accurate observations have been made
10. t-symbol for the test statistic; 4- degrees of freedom; 2.87- value of the test statistic; 0.032
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5. a result of something; effect in statistics is how much two populations do not overlap
6. the standard error decreases and the test statistic increases
11. control; how likely we will reject the null hypothesis, given the null hypothesis