This information gathered for this quiz comes from Psychology 101, Chapter 1: Research Methods.

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Respond to the following items with either true or false.  When
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1.


The variable in an experiment that is known from the start and
does not change is called the independent variable.
   
True
   
False

2.

Standardization
of tests is vital if you want to compare test results.
   
True
   
False

3.


Random assignment of subjects to groups controls for selection
bias.
   
True
   
False

4.

When
the researchers are unaware of the expected outcome of a study, it is
said to be a single blind study.

   
True
   
False

5. 

The
artificiality of laboratory research is a major negative factor in
naturalistic observation.
   
True
   
False

6.

Despite
its shortcomings, the survey is a great way to gather large amounts of
information in a short amount of time.
   
True
   
False

7.

Correlational
studies are an effective way to demonstrate cause and effect in a
relationship.
   
True
   
False

8.

The
placebo effect refers to the bias created when a subject is aware of the
expected results or has ideas about his or her expected performance.
   
True
   
False

9.

A
Theory is a testable form of a hypothesis.
   
True
   
False

10.

While
a case study can provide a lot of qualitative data, it lacks the ability
to gather generalizable quantitative data.
   
True
   
False


 



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