TOWSON PSYC 314 - Review for Exam 1 (28 pages)

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Towson University
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Psyc 314 - Research Methods In Psychology
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Research Methods in Psychology Review for Exam 1 1 Question 1 The kind of everyday nonscientific data gathering that shapes our beliefs and directs our behavior toward others has been called a nonscientific inference b commonsense psychology c commonsense inference d nonscientific psychology e quasiexperimental psychology 2 Question 2 Which hypothesis is actually tested using inferential statistics such as the t test a research hypothesis b experimental hypothesis c alternative hypothesis d null hypothesis e Both c and d 3 Question 3 The principle of modus tollens is also called a Law of parsimony b Law of effect c Occam s razor blade d Method of verification e none of the above 4 Question 4 The research of Hendrik Schon resulted in a a prolific rate of very useful publications b grey goo c Mistakes that were satisfactorily corrected d An independent investigation e Replicable data sets 5 Question 5 The idea that statements may be proven false by a single contrary observation whereas statements can never be proven to be true is called modus tollens or a bad science b good thinking c procedure of falsification d Occam s razor e law of parsimony 6 Question 6 Part of the scientific approach that can be particularly important when findings have important implications e g in the case of cold fusion or directly contradict current conventional wisdom is called a observation b duplication c falsification d replication e remediation 7 Question 7 The word science has two connotations and a content process b cause effect c induction deduction d inference relation e formal informal 8 Question 8 Which of the following groups is concerned with the ethics of human research studies a ILAR b AAALAC c IACUC d IRB e All of the above 9 Question 9 The following goal is included in the concept of informed consent a individuals must give their consent freely b individuals must be free to drop out of the study at any time c researchers must give subjects a full explanation of the



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