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Question;Which of the following is NOT an empirical question?;Question 1 options;Are women;more talkative than men?;Is dieting an;effective weight loss strategy?;Should we prohibit cell phone use while driving?;Does cognitive psychotherapy help depressed people?;Which of the following is most clearly an example of an applied;research question?;Question 2 options;Is the;tendency to take physical risks related to extroversion?;Do people?s;scores on a paper-and-pencil measures of empathy predict whether they will;help a disabled person cross the street?;How does damage to the amygdala affect people?s;experience of fear?;Does the;color of a recycling bin affect how much people recycle?;Which of the following is the most common type of sample in;psychological research?;Question 10 options;a convenience sample;random sample;a haphazard;sample;a stratified;sample;There is a statistical relationship between two variables if;which of the following is true?;Question 11 options;One of the variables has a higher mean than the;other.;The average;level of one variable differs across levels of the other.;The variables;are conceptually similar (e.g., intelligence and common sense).;all of the;above;Which of the following reference citations has the best;APA-style format?;Question 15 options;Unknown. (2009). Publication manual of the;American Psychological Association (6th ed., second printing).;Washington, DC.;American;Psychological Association. Publication manual of the American;Psychological Association (2009). Author: Washington, DC;American Psychological Association.;(2009). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th;ed., second printing). Washington, DC: Author.;No Author. (2009). Publication;Manual of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC: Author.;Which of the following rules about APA style is correct?;Question 16 options;You must use;a sans-serif font.;Times New Roman is an acceptable font.;The entire;paper has once-inch margins, except for the reference list, which has 0.5;inch margins.;The entire paper is double-spaced, except for the;reference list, which is single spaced.;Which of the following in-text citations is formatted correctly;in APA style?;Question 17 options;Williams;studied the effect of sleep deprivation on exam performance (2008).;Williams;(2008) studied the effect of sleep deprivation on exam performance.;Sleep deprivation has a negative effect on exam;performance (Williams, J. S., 2008).;Sleep;deprivation has a negative effect on exam performance (Williams).;Which of the following variables is measured at the ratio level?;Question 19 options;religion;intelligence;self-esteem;number of siblings;A low test-retest correlation would probably not be a concern;for a measure of which of the following?;Question 20 options;mood;intelligence;extroversion;conscientiousness;What are the two defining features of an experiment?;Question 23 options;control of;extraneous variables, statistical analysis of the results;statistical;analysis of the results, a comparison of two groups;a comparison of two groups, manipulation of an;independent variable;manipulation of an independent variable, control;of extraneous variables;Which of the following is true?;Question 25 options;Good;experiments eliminate all extraneous variables.;Every;extraneous variable is also a confounding variable.;Every;confounding variable is also an extraneous variable.;Every variable other than the independent and;dependent variable is either an extraneous variable or a confounding variable;(but not both).;In an experiment, the participants? ages would be a confounding;variable if which of the following were true?;Question 27 options;The sample;included both very old and very young participants.;Each;condition included both very old and very young participants.;Participants;in one condition were older on average than participants in another;condition.;Age was the independent variable.;Imagine that you are a participant in an experiment on the;effects of morning exercise on mathematics performance. If this study uses a;within-subjects design, which of the following would you do?;Question 28 options;One day you take a math test after having;exercised in the morning, another day you take a math test after not having;exercised in the morning.;Either you exercise in the morning and then take a;math test or you do not exercise in the morning and then take a math test.;You take a;math test and then tell the researcher whether or not you exercised that;morning.;All of the;above are valid within-subjects designs.


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