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An experimental hypothesis is aa law that allows prediction of behavior ba model of behavior ca tentative explanation of behavior or an event dknowing without reasoning

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Question 8 While reviewing data from several studies of how roommates finish each otherâs sentences, a researcher suddenly discovers a general principle that connects all her findings This illustrates the ____ approach adeductive bcombined deductive and inductive cinductive dsynthetic

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Question 9 In a true experiment, an experimenter ____ the independent variable and ____ the dependent variable amanipulates; measures bselects; manipulates cmeasures; manipulates dselects; measures

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Question 10 An operational definition defines a variable in terms of aconceptual definitions bhypothetical constructs cnonconstruct variables dobservable operations, procedures, and measurements

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Question 11 Balancing is a control procedure that adistributes the effect of physical variables equally across the treatment conditions bdistributes the effect of the independent variable equally across all of the treatment conditions censures that subjects in all conditions experience nearly identical physical variables dremoves potentially confounding physical variables from the testing situation

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Question 12 What does a double-blind experiment control? ademand characteristics bexperimenter bias cconfounding by context variables ddemand characteristics and experimenter bias

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Question 13 Researchers always assign subjects to only one treatment condition in ____ designs abetween-subjects bquasi-experimental cex post facto dwithin-subjects

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Question 14 When there is a statistically significant difference between two treatment groups, we know that aextraneous variables did not confound the study brandom assignment created groups that were identical on the dependent variable before the researcher manipulated the independent variable cthe effect size of the independent variable is very large dthe independent variable produced group differences on the dependent variable that are larger than we would expect due to chance

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Question 15 Experimental designs that study two or more independent variables at the same time are called afactorial designs bmultiple levels designs cmultiple independent groups designs dunivariate designs

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Question 16 ____ means that we can accurately extend experimental results to other situations aExternal validity bPractical significance cInternal validity dResearch significance

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Question 17 A _____ is a statistical review procedure that summarizes and quantifies multiple research findings on an individual topic acase study bfactor analytical study cliterature search dmeta-analysis

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Question 18 _____ is the primary resource currently used by psychologists to find journal articles aFirstSearch bLexis/Nexis cPsycINFO dPsychSource

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Question 19 The primary purpose of a written research report is aadvocacy of a theoretical perspective bcommunication of research methodology and findings cexpression of the researcherâs opinions regarding a problem area dstimulation of follow-up studies

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Question 20 The main concern when writing the method section of a research report is that the author aavoids details like the model numbers of commercial equipment bdescribes the methodological limitations of the study cprovides sufficient detail to allow another experimenter to replicate the study duses the same subsections for all studies

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