PSYC 3003 Week 4 Test Methods in Psyc Inquiry (Spring 2022)




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Test – Week 4

  1. Which of the following is an advantage of before-after designs?
  2. A study involving the effect of physical activity on self-esteem has a p-value of .001 and has correctly ruled out all obvious alternative hypotheses. However, this study cannot be applied to any real-life settings. Thus it can be said to have .
  3. Which of the following is NOT a necessary goal for the creation of a valid experimental manipulation?
  4. Which of the following procedures can be used to help ensure standardization of conditions?
  5. The extent to which the experimental manipulation involves the participants in the research is called
  6. Which of the following is a potential difficulty of cross-cultural replications?
  7. Which of the following is true of an internal analysis?
  8. Which of the following best describes confound checks?
  9. The primary goal of replication is to
  10. Exact replications are most likely to be conducted because the researcher wants to
  11. In comparison to lab experiments, field experiments have the advantage of
  12. Experimental control refers to which of the following?
  13. Aspects of the research that allow the participants to guess the research hypothesis are known as
  14. Patricia is told by the experimenter that the lights in the experimental room may put people in a positive mood. Although the lights do not actually have any effect on mood, Patricia nevertheless begins to feel a positive mood. The change in mood probably represents which of the following?
  15. The idea of generalization is most closely related to
  16. Which of the following types of validity is threatened when a researcher commits a Type 1 or Type 2 error?
  17. When we say that there is a relationship between two variables but that this relationship only occurs under certain conditions, then the variable that represents the conditions under which the effect does or does not occur is known as which of the following?
  18. Findings that do not generalize
  19. In terms of learning about generalization across participants,
  20. In a matched-group research design, the participants are
  21. The degree to which relationships among conceptual variables can be demonstrated in a wide variety of people and using a wide variety of manipulated or measured variables is known as which of the following?
  22. A replication that investigates the relationship between the same conceptual variables that were studied in previous research but tests the hypothesis using different operational definitions of the independent variable and/or the dependent variable is known as a(n)
  23. Internal validity refers to , whereas external validity refers to .
  24. The possibility that a confounding variable, rather than the independent variable of interest, caused changes on the dependent measure represents
  25. Researcher Franklin tests the limiting conditions of a previous finding by adding a new control condition to the design. Franklin’s experiment is a(n)
  26. A limitation of meta-analyses is that
  27. Which of the following is NOT a method by which experimenters control for extraneous variables?
  28. Which of the following procedures would be likely to reduce experimenter bias?
  29. An experiment that is conducted in situations that are similar to everyday life experiences is said to have which of the following?
  30. An experimenter wishes to know if his research procedure is going to work as he hoped it would. What procedure might he use?