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Chapter 2 How Psychologists Do Research

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Question;Descriptive Studies: Establishing the Facts;1. Political polls taken before major elections;are examples of __________ research.;a.;correlational;b. experimental;c. case study;d. survey;2. Observing behavior as it happens in real-life;natural settings without imposing laboratory controls is known as the;a. naturalistic;observation method;b. experimental;method;c. correlational;method;d. psychometric;approach;3. Observing behavior as it happens in real-life;natural settings without imposing laboratory controls is known as the;a. naturalistic;observation method;b. experimental;method;c. correlational;method;d. psychometric;approach;4. A detailed, well-researched biography of a;famous historical person is technically an example of the __________ method of;research.;a.;psychometric;b. naturalistic;observation;c. case study;d. correlational;5. When you watch dogs play in the park or watch;how your professors conduct their classes, you are engaging in a form of;a. case study research;b. survey;research;c. naturalistic;observation;d. psychometric;study;6. Research in which a carefully selected group;of people is asked a set of predetermined questions in interviews or through;questionnaires is known as __________.;a. correlational;research;b. case study;research;c. survey;research;d. experimental;research;7. A research;method in which the real-life behavior of a pre-selected person or a group is;studied at an in-depth level for some time through the use of observation;interviews, and writings (such as letters) is the _____________ method of;research.;a. survey;b. psychometric;c. case study;d. naturalistic observation;8. A weakness;of ________ is that subjects participating in the research often report;consciously and unconsciously, inaccurate information.;a. naturalistic observation;b. surveys;c. field experiments;d. laboratory experiments;9. As part of;an assignment, Bill's class was asked to complete an anonymous questionnaire on;prejudice. Which research method was;Bill's professor using?;a. field experiment;b. survey;c. naturalistic observation;d. laboratory experiment

 

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