You overhear psychology students preparing for a test. They note that one of the research methods often “fails to generalize.”

You overhear psychology students preparing for a
test. They note that one of the research methods often “fails to generalize.”
Which method is the MOST likely topic of their discussion?

a)
correlation

b)
case study

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c)
experiment

d)
surveys

122. A psychologist evaluated Tameka, an
eight-year-old child who has experienced difficulty in school. The psychologist
sent questionnaires to 100 teachers to determine if they had ever seen similar
cases. Based on the teachers’ responses, the psychologist hypothesized that a
particular diet might cause the learning problem. Following her tabulation of
the responses, she designed a study that would tell her if diet were the actual
cause. Which of the following lists, in order from first to last, the research
methods this psychologist used?

a)
experiment, case study, survey

b)
case study, survey, experiment

c)
correlation, case study, experiment

d)
naturalistic observation, survey, experiment

123. In preparation for his master’s thesis, Tan
spends some time in the local mall observing the behavior of shoppers. His
notes reveal a tendency for people to smile when someone, even a stranger,
smiles at them. Later in the semester, he designs a questionnaire that asks
questions of participants concerning their typical reactions when someone
smiles. He wonders if the face of a person who smiles has any influence on
returned smiles, so he designs a study to answer this question. Which of the
following lists in order, from first to last, the research methods Tan has
used?

a)
experiment, case study, survey

b)
case study, survey, experiment

c)
correlation, case study, experiment

d)
naturalistic observation, survey, experiment

124. Which of the following questions could be
answered best by using the survey method?

a)
What is the effect of ingesting alcohol on problem-solving ability?

b)
Does wall color affect the frequency of violence in prison populations?

c)
Do students prefer a grading system with or without pluses and minuses?

d) What is
the relationship between number of hours of study per week and grade

point average?

125. Surveys, as discussed
in the text, are associated most with:

a) correlational
research.

b) descriptive
research.

c) inferential
research.

d) experimental
research.

126. A researcher stops people at the mall and asks
them questions about their attitudes toward gun control. Which research
technique is being used?

 
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