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Quiz 4 :

The Psychologists Toolbox: Tools for Building Better Designs

Quiz 4 :

The Psychologists Toolbox: Tools for Building Better Designs

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Dr. Murphy is examining factors associated with retention in a smoking cessation group. Dr. Murphy wants to focus on the impact of quasi-independent variables in his research design. Which of the following should Dr. Murphy focus on?
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Which of the following is NOT an experimental design?
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What is a quasi-experimental design?
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Each of the following is a nonexperimental research design, EXCEPT:
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Gael is interested in examining people's feelings toward the works of art in her new exhibition. In order to assess their feelings and opinions, she should use:
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Which of the following study variables would NOT be appropriately addressed by using a self-report measure?
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Which of the following is NOT a quasi-independent variable?
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Advantages of self-report measures include all of the following, EXCEPT:
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Which of the following study variables would be best addressed using a self-report measure?
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Dr. Pinh is examining factors associated with relapse in an alcoholism support group. Dr. Pinh wants to focus on the impact of independent variables that he can manipulate in his research design. Which of the following should Dr. Pinh focus on?
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What is a true experiment?
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Which of the following is a quasi-independent variable?
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Which of the following is NOT one of the basic steps in designing research?
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Tristan is interested in understanding the study habits of college freshmen. He hypothesizes that males are more likely than females to procrastinate when stressed. For his study, Tristan assigns male and female participants to different stress conditions and measures their behavior. What type of study design is Tristan using?
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The foundation for any research design is:
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A nonexperimental research design can answer all of the following questions, EXCEPT:
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_____ is any measurement technique that directly asks participants how they feel or think.
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On which of the following topics would a researcher most want to use a self-report measure?
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Which is the correct order of steps in the research process?
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If a researcher is interested in assessing participants' private thoughts, then he would be best served to use:
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