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Adapted by Rajiv Jhangiani, Capilano University

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    If a measure consistently generates the same result it is ________.

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    Brian was sitting in class when his teacher announced a pop quiz. Though Brian didn't prepare for the quiz, he exclaims, "I knew this would happen!" This is an example of ________.

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    The false consensus effect is ________.

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    A general framework for understanding a concept that allows us to describe, explain, and predict behaviour is known as a ________.

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    Which of the following is NOT an example of descriptive method?

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    Reza is a social psychologist trying to understand how peer pressure affects people in the workplace. She has already established her research question. What is her next step in the research process?

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    The process by which experts in the field review and comment on each other's work is known as ________.

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    Which one of the following statements regarding a hypothesis is FALSE?

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    John turned in a research proposal to his professor and received feedback that his operational definition was not valid. What did John's professor mean by this?

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    ________ describes the process of repeating a study to verify effects, usually with a different sample, to determine whether the findings of the original are applicable to other variables.

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    Joseph wants to obtain information to describe the who, what, when, where, and how questions regarding the current status of teen runaways. What type of research should he use?

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    ________ involves watching behaviour in a real-world setting.

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    After watching a movie using an online subscription service, Jessica received an email asking her to rate the quality and entertainment value of the movie. This is an example of what type of descriptive method?

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    One of the major benefits of ________ is that researchers can look at data from an extended period of time, knowing they will not inadvertently influence the implications.

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    Diana is trying to see if there is a relationship between time spent texting and academic performance. What type of research should she use to explore this relationship?

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    You have learned that playing violent video games is positively correlated with aggression. What can you conclude from this result?

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    Field experiments are high in ________ validity; while lab experiments focus more toward ________ validity.

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    An experimenter has control over and can manipulate which variable?

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    The variable an experimenter does not control is known as the _________.

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    The procedure of giving participants a full explanation of the hypothesis being tested, procedures used to deceive participants, and the reason for deception following the experiment is known as _________.