Child Psychology - Qp17

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following are research methods used in the investigation of child development? (Select 3)
    • A. 

      Preventative

    • B. 

      Experimental

    • C. 

      Correlational

    • D. 

      Causational

    • E. 

      Naturalistic observation

    • F. 

      Vector-based

  • 2. 
    Which of the following are disadvantages of the experimental model? (Select 3)
    • A. 

      The experimental setting can produce misleading results due to its 'falseness'.

    • B. 

      It only applies when testing for aggressive responses.

    • C. 

      Isolating one variable for study is limiting.

    • D. 

      Subject expectancy can produce misleading results.

    • E. 

      It uses a lot of antiquated ideas.

  • 3. 
    A high correlation does not necessarily imply causation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which of the following locations would qualify for naturalistic observational studies?
    • A. 

      In the experimenter's home

    • B. 

      At school

    • C. 

      A laboratory

  • 5. 
    Gathering verbal and written reports to acquire data is an example of:
    • A. 

      Naturalistic observation

    • B. 

      Correlation technique

    • C. 

      Survey technique

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a disadvantage of the survey technique?
    • A. 

      They concentrate on written reports rather than actual behaviour

    • B. 

      They are often wildly inaccurate

    • C. 

      People are often resistant to participating in survey-based studies

  • 7. 
    What is the term given to when the experimenter attempts to prevent the subject from knowing what the expected behaviour is?
    • A. 

      The preventative technique of non-bias

    • B. 

      The single blind technique of control

    • C. 

      Obfuscation scenario method

  • 8. 
    The observations made using the experimental method are specific to that situation, and unlikely to reoccur.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False