Psychology Research Methods Quiz
A quiz about research methods in psychology 10 Questions.
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What does the BPS stand for?
British Poetry Society
British Psychodynamic Society
British Psychological Society
British Participant Society
What is participant observation?
the researcher sends someone else to observe
the participants observe the researcher
the researcher observes from a distance
the researcher joins those being observed
Which one of these is an ethical guideline?
Right to withdraw
Right to walkout
Which of these are measures of dispersal?
Range and Mean
Median and Mean
Range and Standard Deviation
Standard Deviation and Mode
Match the measures of central tendency to how you work them out.
Drag items from right column to match with left column
put all the scores in order and find the middle score
the most frequently occuring score
Add up all the numbers and divide by the amount of numbers there are
Which of these is an example of a case study?
Zimbardo's prison experiment
Milgrams electric shock experiment
The Strange situation
What is a positive correlation?
As one variable increases, the other decreases
Both variables decrease
There is no relationship between variables
Both variables increase together
What is an advantage of qualitative data analysis?
Produces neat conclusions
Easy to calculate
Provides rich detail so high in validity
Easy to detect patterns
What is a disadvantage of an unstructured interview?
Less detailed information
Low in validity
Cant ask follow up questions
What is an advantage of a frequency polygon?
Easy to draw
Good for comparing two sets of scores
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