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5 Matching questions

  1. Researcher at the Allied Mental Health Center are conducting a study to determine how quickly symptoms of depression are reduced by different forms of psychotherapy. What is the independent variable in this study?
  2. a theory:
  3. In a double-blind study:
  4. Dr. Harmon wants to study the conditions under which some children are rejected by their peers. Daily, from the beginning of a school year, she carefully observes and records the behavior of kindergartners, first-graders, and second graders in the classroom and on the playground. Dr. Harmon is using:
  5. Pressor Anderson is interested in how family relationships change over time. during the last two decades, he has kept track of and repeatedly surveyed the same group of 3,000 participants about changes in their relationships with their parents and siblings. Professor Anderson is most likely a _____ psychologist.
  1. a Developmental
  2. b both the subjects and the researcher who interacts with them are unaware of which subjects have been exposed to the independent variable
  3. c the type of psychotherapy used to treat depression
  4. d integrates and summarizes diverse findings on the same topic
  5. e Naturalistic Observation

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. are commonly used by clinical psychologists and other mental health professionals to develop a complete profile of a psychotherapy client
  2. Critical thinking
  3. William James
  4. Pseudoscientific belief
  5. The invention of the fist computers in the 1950's

5 True/False questions

  1. A placebo is:a fake substance, treatment or procedure with no known direct effects


  2. A correlational study:examines how strongly two variables are related to one another


  3. In order to test the hypothesis that premarital education enhances marital quality, Dr. Stanley should first.Operationally define the terms premarital education and marital quality


  4. Descriptive research:typically answer the "who, what, where, when, how often" questions about behavior


  5. Psychoanalysis emphasized:behavior and mental processes have a cause or causes