Wolfgang Koehler and Max Wertheimer were among a group of psychologists that established which field of psychology...
In a psychological experiment, the factor that is manipulated by the investigator to determine its effect is called the ________ variable
A research would be most likely to discover a positive correlation between:
intelligence and academic success
In order to find out how students who are enrolled in general psychology feel about volunteering for a psychology experiment, you would most likely use the ________ method.
A statistical measure that indicates the extent to which changes in one factor are accompanied by changes in another is called a(n)
The ________ approves research done by psychologists at most universities.
ethics review committee or institutional review board
Asking your friends their opinion on a topic is a good way to figure out how people in the larger community feel about that topic.
Surveys indicate that people are much less likely to support "welfare" than "aid to the needy." These somewhat paradoxical survey results best illustrate the importance of:
Deception is allowed by the APA Code of Ethics for all of the following EXCEPT _________.
If itsreplicating another story
A specification of how a research measures/define a research variables is known as a(n):
If those who watch a lot of TV violence are also particularly likely to behave aggressively, this would not necessarily indicate that watching TV violence influence aggressive behavior because:
correlation does not prove causation.
In a psychological experiment, the factor that may be influenced by the manipulated experimental treatment is called the _________ variable
Taking a pill that does not contain any medicine might have the same effects as taking one that does.
Luis conducted a study of the attitudes and savings behavior. He followed 100 participants for 10 years. Louis conducted a _______ study.
In a study of the effects of alcohol consumption, some participants drank a nonalcoholic beverage that actually smelled and tasted like alcohol. This nonalcoholic drink was a