In which type of research is a representative, a random sample of people asked to answer questions about their behaviors or attitudes?
Looking inward and reporting your immediate sensations, images, and feelings is called ____?
To decide whether observed differences between samples reflect actual differences between populations, you should determine the __________ of the observed differences.
A lopsided distribution of scores in which the mean is much larger then both the mode and medisn is said to be ______.
Functionalism was a school of psychology that focused attention on the ________________________.
adaptive value of conscious thoughts and emotions.
A factor other than the independent variable that might produce an effect in an experiment is called a __________.
One of the last century's most influential observers of childeren was the Swiss biologist _________.
To determine whether the strength of people's self-esteem is related to their income levels, researchers would most likely make use of __________.
Humanistic psychologists focused attention on the importance of people's _________.
Potential for healthy growth
The biopsychosocial approach incorporates different levels of analysis, which __________.
Complement one another
An Experiment was designed to study the potential impact of alcohol consumption on emotional stability. A specification of the procedures used to measure emotional stability illustrates ________.
an operational definition
The median of a distribution of scores is the _______.
Middle score in a distribution of scores.
In a psychological experiment, the factor that may be influenced by the manipulated experimental treatment is called the _____variable.
Who suggested that the mind at birth is a blank sheet upon which experience writes?
In an effort to prevent participants in an experiment from trying to confirm the researchers' predictions, psychologists sometimes _____.
deceive participants about the true purpose of an experiment
An inert substance that may be administered instead of a drug to see if it produces any of the same effects as the drug is called a _________.
A statement describing the exact procedures for measuring an anticipated experimental outcome is known as an ________.
John B. Watson is to Edward Titchener as Oberserable behavior is to ___________.
Which perspective studies the relative contributions of our genes and our environment on our individual differences?
To assess reactions to a proposed tuition hike at her school, Ariana sent a questionnaire to every fifteenth person in the registrar's alphabetical listing of all currently enrolled students. Ariana is ensuring that her survey results are accurate by using __________.
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