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In the Stanley Milgram studies, the ‘learner’ was__________.
A______study examines multiple people of differing ages at once, while a____________study examines the same study participants at different points of time.
Which of the following is not a type of sampling used in research?
Which of the following has the strongest correlation?
Dr. Sing has produced exciting results in his first research study and he is anxious to see what his colleagues say. Two of his colleagues have attempted to repeat his research, but they have not reached the same conclusions. At the moment, Dr. Sing’s study has poor___________.
The independent variable is plotted on the_____axis.
When a distribution is displayed graphically, the__________will always be the highest point on the graph.
_____________is theoretic in nature and is used to gain knowledge and understanding about a subject or individuals, groups, or populations.
What are inferential statistics used for when studying populations?
ANOVA stands for:
Researchers believe that video games contribute to violent attitudes in male youths. The_______ states that there is absolutely no correlation between video games and violent attitudes in male youths.
Researchers have been observing youths for many years and believe that feelings of isolation and loneliness have increased since the mainstream use of the internet began in the late 1990s. They want to test the null hypothesis that no such change occurred over this time period to the present time. Researchers propose the following statement: “The use of the internet has contributed to increased feelings of isolation and loneliness in youth.” What is this?
Many argue that the concept of research dates back as far as:
Which of the following are not included as a concept in deductive reasoning?
Using deductive reasoning to gain knowledge has been called:
Bacon used inductive reasoning in 1600. Inductive reasoning______.
Joannie is a part of a research experiment monitoring energy level and depression. She becomes pregnant and tells you that she has been very fatigued. Her tiredness is:
You are studying the effect of a particular medication, at different doses, on the symptoms of depression. Medication doses are:
Studying behavior under controlled conditions to test a hypothesis, looking at cause and effect and making predictions is called:
In a qualitative research study, subjectivity is expected.
A null hypothesis:
Which of the following is an acceptable probability level for tests in social science?
The probability level of 0.05 means:
Setting the acceptable level of error too high can result in:
A Type I error:
Which of the following words does not belong?
Correlative studies have revealed that income increases with education level. This is an example of a:
Your client tells you he has a PhD in pharmacy. You know that people with higher education levels tend to end up in jail less than those with lower educational levels. This is an example of a:
A researcher wants to take a survey of public opinion on the topic “Do portrayals of gay and lesbian characters in television and movies influence attitudes of tolerance toward gay and lesbian people in rural America”. In developing the questionnaire, the researcher must be careful that the questionnaire reflects_____________.