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Research on the language development of children that is conducted for the purpose of improving lang
Research on the language development of children that is conducted for the purpose of improving lang
Research on the language development of children that is conducted for the purpose of improving language training programs can be described as
A) heuristic research.
B) systematic research.
C) applied research.
D) basic research.
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Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace
Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace
Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace
A) were nineteenth century geologists.
B) testified at the Scopes monkey trial.
C) originated the concept of biological evolution.
D) made virtually the same discoveries.
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The Darwin-Wallace theory of evolution
The Darwin-Wallace theory of evolution
The Darwin-Wallace theory of evolution
A) has been discredited by modern psychology.
B) came out of the early nineteenth century psychological research comparing animals and humans.
C) has had little impact on the development of modern psychology.
D) is a major theoretical underpinning of modern psychological science.
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The naturalist who is credited, along with Charles Darwin, with discovering the principles of natura
The naturalist who is credited, along with Charles Darwin, with discovering the principles of natura
The naturalist who is credited, along with Charles Darwin, with discovering the principles of natural selection is
A) Alfred Russel Wallace.
B) Linus Pauling.
C) Linnaeus.
D) Alfred North Whitehead.
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Who was the naturalist who anticipated Darwin's discovery?
Who was the naturalist who anticipated Darwin's discovery?
Who was the naturalist who anticipated Darwin's discovery?
A) Wallace
B) Ptolemy
C) Goodall
D) Thales
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Who is credited with the idea of natural selection?
Who is credited with the idea of natural selection?
Who is credited with the idea of natural selection?
A) Charles Russel and Keith Wallace
B) Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace
C) Charles Darwin and Arthur Keith
D) Alfred Russel Wallace and Arthur Keith
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Who first developed the concept of evolution?
Who first developed the concept of evolution?
Who first developed the concept of evolution?
A) the Romans
B) Charles Darwin
C) Alfred Russel Wallace
D) the Greeks
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Neal Miller conducted research in which area?
Neal Miller conducted research in which area?
Neal Miller conducted research in which area?
A) schizophrenia
B) modeling
C) motivation
D) autistic children
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Lovaas conducted research in 1973 with
Lovaas conducted research in 1973 with
Lovaas conducted research in 1973 with
A) mentally retarded adults.
B) autistic adults.
C) apes in Africa.
D) autistic children.
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Freud's work has stimulated considerable research. Freud's theories dealt with
Freud's work has stimulated considerable research. Freud's theories dealt with
Freud's work has stimulated considerable research. Freud's theories dealt with
A) learning
B) motivation
C) cognitive dissonance.
D) unconscious influences on behavior.
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Which of the following was NOT mentioned in the textbook as an important reference work helpful in l
Which of the following was NOT mentioned in the textbook as an important reference work helpful in l
Which of the following was NOT mentioned in the textbook as an important reference work helpful in locating relevant research?
A) PsycINFO
B) Medline
C) Encyclopedia Britannica
D) Social Sciences Citation Index
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Which type of influence is involved in the testing of explicit propositions in a step-by-step resear
Which type of influence is involved in the testing of explicit propositions in a step-by-step resear
Which type of influence is involved in the testing of explicit propositions in a step-by-step research program?
A) propaedeutic influence
B) systematic influence
C) pedagogic influence
D) heuristic influence
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When a theory or research study generates a great deal of attention and interest, along with suggest
When a theory or research study generates a great deal of attention and interest, along with suggest
When a theory or research study generates a great deal of attention and interest, along with suggesting further areas of study, the theory is said to have ________ influence.
A) systematic
B) positive
C) heuristic
D) hermeneutic
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What is the usual starting point for research?
What is the usual starting point for research?
What is the usual starting point for research?
A) the observation phase
B) asking a question
C) communication phase
D) procedures design
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What is the term for the type of influence exerted when a theory generates a great deal of interest
What is the term for the type of influence exerted when a theory generates a great deal of interest
What is the term for the type of influence exerted when a theory generates a great deal of interest and thus generates several lines of research?
A) applied research
B) basic research
C) heuristic research
D) implicit research
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The systematic influences of research on subsequent research would indicate
The systematic influences of research on subsequent research would indicate
The systematic influences of research on subsequent research would indicate
A) that the research includes explicit propositions.
B) that Freudian techniques have been employed.
C) that evolution played an important theoretical role.
D) that the research does not include explicit propositions.
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Controversial theories, such as Freud's and Darwin's, that have generated a vast amount of research
Controversial theories, such as Freud's and Darwin's, that have generated a vast amount of research
Controversial theories, such as Freud's and Darwin's, that have generated a vast amount of research are said to have
A) systemic value.
B) evolutionary value.
C) heretical value.
D) heuristic value.
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The influence of Darwin and Freud on research has been
The influence of Darwin and Freud on research has been
The influence of Darwin and Freud on research has been
A) systematic.
B) heuristic.
C) ritualistic
D) systemic
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If research has a heuristic influence, follow-up research is likely to be
If research has a heuristic influence, follow-up research is likely to be
If research has a heuristic influence, follow-up research is likely to be
A) highly systematic and scientific.
B) useful, but not necessarily systematic.
C) less important to the furtherance of knowledge.
D) discounted; such work is not valid.
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PsycINFO is an example of
PsycINFO is an example of
PsycINFO is an example of
A) an index for psychiatric diseases.
B) an abstract journal.
C) a list of important scientific figures.
D) an index of historical psychological scholars.
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The personal interests and observations of researchers
The personal interests and observations of researchers
The personal interests and observations of researchers
A) can serve as important sources of research questions as well as sustaining the researchers' interest in a project.
B) have no place in scientific research.
C) can serve as a starting point for research, but cannot sustain interest in a project.
D) have not been used by serious psychologists in their r
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The ethical standards for psychologists
The ethical standards for psychologists
The ethical standards for psychologists
A) include the need for honesty and truthfulness.
B) focus primarily on issues of child abuse.
C) have been in effect for nearly 250 years.
D) are of little real importance in research.
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The first ethical principle for psychologists is
The first ethical principle for psychologists is
The first ethical principle for psychologists is
A) do no harm.
B) check your data.
C) calculate the mean.
D) spare the rod.
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The ethical standard for psychologists
The ethical standard for psychologists
The ethical standard for psychologists
A) are meant to apply to all services performed by psychologists.
B) go into effect in 2017.
C) are meant to apply only to clinical treatment.
D) do not include children as research subjects.
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The American Psychological Association identifies major general ethical principle for psychologists
The American Psychological Association identifies major general ethical principle for psychologists
The American Psychological Association identifies major general ethical principle for psychologists to be
A) high fees for service.
B) taking care to do no harm.
C) inadequate services for children.
D) lack of sensitivity to women's issues.
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The American Psychological Association identifies
The American Psychological Association identifies
The American Psychological Association identifies
A) research as the sole area to which ethical considerations apply.
B) seventeen general principles of ethical behavior.
C) five general ethical principles for psychologists.
D) high fees as the major ethical issue in clinical treatment.
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The American Psychological Association's (APA) position on ethical guidelines recognizes that some p
The American Psychological Association's (APA) position on ethical guidelines recognizes that some p
The American Psychological Association's (APA) position on ethical guidelines recognizes that some psychological research may
A) violate the participant's constitutional rights.
B) cause serious bodily harm to a participant.
C) cause a participant's death.
D) place a participant at risk for physical or emotional harm.
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The American Psychological Association (APA) was one of the first professional organizations toA) ba
The American Psychological Association (APA) was one of the first professional organizations toA) ba
The American Psychological Association (APA) was one of the first professional organizations to
A) ban research on laboratory animals.
B) raise its fees.
C) develop ethical guidelines for research.
D) censure Nazi Germany.
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The two main issues to think about when considering ethical requirements in research are
The two main issues to think about when considering ethical requirements in research are
The two main issues to think about when considering ethical requirements in research are
A) societal need and the rights of the individual participants.
B) individual morality and the need for new medicines.
C) the needs of wider society and the needs of subgroups within the society.
D) the rights of government and the rights of the people.
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The major criticism of biomedical research in the U.S. during the 1950s and 1960s was
The major criticism of biomedical research in the U.S. during the 1950s and 1960s was
The major criticism of biomedical research in the U.S. during the 1950s and 1960s was
A) medical safeguards were not being used.
B) more surgery was being performed.
C) risky new techniques were being used without the participant's permission.
D) animals were being used for body parts for human transplantation.
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Ethical concerns over possible inhumane treatment of human research participants arose in response t
Ethical concerns over possible inhumane treatment of human research participants arose in response t
Ethical concerns over possible inhumane treatment of human research participants arose in response to
A) the conduct of German researchers during World War II.
B) Hiroshima.
C) the demands of Amnesty International.
D) American involvement in Vietnam and Cambodia.
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In the 1950s and 1960s, criticism of the ethics of research methodology grew in the area of
In the 1950s and 1960s, criticism of the ethics of research methodology grew in the area of
In the 1950s and 1960s, criticism of the ethics of research methodology grew in the area of
A) biomedical research.
B) Russian medical research.
C) work with animals.
D) cigarette testing on beagles in England.
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If a researcher detects an ethical problem in the research design, the researcher should
If a researcher detects an ethical problem in the research design, the researcher should
If a researcher detects an ethical problem in the research design, the researcher should
A) inform potential research participants about the ethical problem.
B) get a legal waiver before conducting the research.
C) modify the research plan to avoid the ethical problem.
D) get permission from the university or research center to conduct the ethically questionable
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At what phase of research should the ethical researcher most thoroughly look at ethical issues?
At what phase of research should the ethical researcher most thoroughly look at ethical issues?
At what phase of research should the ethical researcher most thoroughly look at ethical issues?
A) procedures-design phase
B) interpretation phase
C) observation phase
D) communication phase
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The American Psychological Association (Multiple Choice Question)
The American Psychological Association (Multiple Choice Question)
The American Psychological Association
A) developed the first set of ethical guidelines in 1923.
B) was one of the last organizations to develop ethical guidelines for research, but is generally recognized as having the most comprehensive set of guidelines.
C) decided to adopt the guidelines of the American Medical Association (AMA) because those guidelines were compr
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The ethical principles of research
The ethical principles of research
The ethical principles of research
A) were developed by people other than scientists and then legally mandated for all science.
B) are continually discussed and modified as scientists and others become more sensitive to ethical issues.
C) have changed little since they were first established in the early 1950s.
D) have become more permissive as scientists discove
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What role did Hitler and the Nazis play in the development of scientific ethics?
What role did Hitler and the Nazis play in the development of scientific ethics?
What role did Hitler and the Nazis play in the development of scientific ethics?
A) Hitler's Third Reich actually proposed the first ethical code for scientists in 1937.
B) The experiments of Nazi scientists on concentration camp inmates shocked the world's scientists into looking at their own ethical principles.
C) The advances in medicine from Nazi experim
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Which of the following best describe the attitude of scientists to ethical issues?
Which of the following best describe the attitude of scientists to ethical issues?
Which of the following best describe the attitude of scientists to ethical issues?
A) Scientists have always been ethical.
B) Scientists are becoming increasingly more sensitive to ethical issues in their work.
C) Ethical issues are no longer a concern for scientists.
D) Scientist believe that ethical issues are too strongly emphasized in today's litigious s
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When do ethical issues apply in psychological research?
When do ethical issues apply in psychological research?
When do ethical issues apply in psychological research?
A) Whenever we are using living organisms.
B) Whenever we are using human participants.
C) Whenever animals are used in research.
D) All of the above
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Frankenstein (Multiple Choice Question)
Frankenstein (Multiple Choice Question)
Frankenstein
A) was an early eighteenth century monster movie.
B) is a metaphor for the potential misuse of science.
C) is an accurate account of early biological experimentation.
D) originated in the early 1950s over concern about atomic power.
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