PSYC 3003 Week 1 Test Methods in Psyc Inquiry (Spring 2022)


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Test – Week 1

  1. Scientific research is empirical. This means that it is based on
  2. A researcher wants to test whether the attachment of a child to a primary caregiver will predict how trusting that child will be in future romantic relationships. She uses a self-report measure of the participant’s relationships when they were young and a Likert scale measuring their trust behavior as adults. What kind of research design is this?
  3. When no information identifying the participant is taken by the researcher, the collected data are said to be
  4. A study in which participants are fully informed about the nature of the research and asked to behave “as if” they were in a social setting of interest is known as a(n)
  5. Why do researchers use the scientific method to study human behavior?
  6. Research that is conducted outside of the laboratory
  7. According to the guidelines of the American Psychological Association, deception can be used
  8. In an experiment in which participants have been asked to think about their failures, the experimenter asks them to think about their successes before they leave. This is an example of which of the following?
  9. Which of the following is part of the ethics of animal research?
  10. A survey that reports the average income of all citizens in Washington, DC, is most likely an example of
  11. Why are ethics a concern in behavioral research?
  12. Which of the following best differentiates basic research from applied research?
  13. The Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient is
  14. The major goal of the Institutional Review Board is to
  15. When research consists of verbal summaries of “naturally occurring, ordinary events in natural settings” the research is
  16. Which one of the following journal article titles most likely represents an example of basic research?
  17. It is hypothesized that people with high self-esteem have a higher grade point average than do those with low self-esteem. What type of correlation is predicted between self-esteem and grade point average?
  18. It is not usually a good idea to rely upon people’s intuition about the causes of behavior because
  19. The process of asking the participants questions to help determine how they interpreted and reacted to the experimental procedure is known as the
  20. A disadvantage of experimental research designs is that
  21. What type of research design would most likely be used to study whether the seating positions that students choose predict their final grade in the class?
  22. Researchers who conduct research with individuals having limited ability to understand the nature of the research and the possible risks
  23. Which of the following organizations provides ethical guidelines for research?
  24. Which is NOT one of the four basic goals of ethical research?
  25. Which of the following is not a potential benefit of scientific research?
  26. Which of the following describes a correlational research design?
  27. Anita investigates the relationship between the amount of time children spend watching television at home and their helping behaviors at school.
  28. Which of the following is an important aspect of informed consent?
  29. A participant who chooses not to complete an experiment after it has begun
  30. The basic goal of behavioral research is to
  31. Which of the following is true about scientific facts?