Test Bank For The Psychologist as Detective: An Introduction to Conducting Research in Psychology 6th Edition

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Test Bank For The Psychologist as Detective: An Introduction to Conducting Research in Psychology 6th Edition

 

Sample for this test bank Below:

 

 

 

Key: Answer, Page, Type, Learning Objective, Level

 

Type

A=Applied

C=Conceptual

F=Factual

Level

(1)=Easy; (2)=Moderate; (3)=Difficult

 

LO=Learning Objective

SG=Used in Study Guide

p=page

 

 

 

Multiple Choice Single Select

 

M/C Question 1
The likelihood of a successful research idea is increased when the researcher’s view

  1. a)  approximates reality.
  2. b)  incorporates technology.

Consider This: Research ideas are less likely to be successful if they are not grounded in nature. LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

  1. c)  is difficult to test.

Consider This: Research ideas are less likely to be successful if they are not grounded in nature. LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

  1. d)  is ambiguous.

Consider This: Research ideas are less likely to be successful if they are not grounded in nature. LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

ANS: a

Skill=Understand the Concepts, Objective=LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea, Topic=The Research Idea, Difficulty=Easy

 

 

M/C Question 2
Research ideas that present themselves in an unpredictable manner are

  1. a)  nonsystematic.
  2. b)  systematic.

Consider This: Although the researcher is familiar with the research area, the source of these ideas gives the illusion that the idea dropped out of the sky. LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

  1. c)  untestable.

Consider This: Although the researcher is familiar with the research area, the source of these ideas gives the illusion that the idea dropped out of the sky. LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

  1. d)  unrealistic.

Consider This: Although the researcher is familiar with the research area, the source of these ideas gives the illusion that the idea dropped out of the sky. LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

ANS: a

Skill=Understand the Concepts, Objective=LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea, Topic=The Research Idea, Difficulty=Easy

 

 

M/C Question 3
Research ideas that appear to come from a blind flash of genius are called

  1. a)  inspiration.
  2. b)  serendipity.

Consider This: Einstein often had ideas pop into his mind when he was sailing and not conducting research. LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

  1. c)  systematic.

Consider This: Einstein often had ideas pop into his mind when he was sailing and not conducting research. LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

  1. d)  lucky.

Consider This: Einstein often had ideas pop into his mind when he was sailing and not conducting research. LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

ANS: a

Skill=Understand the Concepts, Objective=LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea, Topic=The Research Idea, Difficulty=Easy

 

 

M/C Question 4
Skinner’s experience with a malfunctioning apparatus and his subsequent research on extinction is an example of

  1. a)  serendipity.
  2. b)  inspiration.

Consider This: Some research ideas occur by chance. LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

  1. c)  the general research process.

Consider This: Some research ideas occur by chance. LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

  1. d)  an everyday occurrence.

Consider This: Some research ideas occur by chance. LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

ANS: a

Skill=Understand the Concepts, Objective=LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea, Topic=The Research Idea, Difficulty=Easy

 

 

M/C Question 5
Past research, classroom lectures, and theories are examples of ______ for research ideas.

  1. a)  systematic sources
  2. b)  nonsystematic sources

Consider This: These research ideas are carefully thought out and examined. LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

  1. c)  everyday occurrences

Consider This: These research ideas are carefully thought out and examined. LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

  1. d)  serendipitous sources

Consider This: These research ideas are carefully thought out and examined. LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

ANS: a

Skill=Understand the Concepts, Objective=LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea, Topic=The Research Idea, Difficulty=Easy

 

 

M/C Question 6
Which of the following is the correct sequence of steps in conducting a literature review?

  1. a)  Select index terms, do a computerized search, obtain publications, integrate the literature
  2. b)  Do a computerized search, select index terms, obtain publications, integrate the literature

Consider This: A researcher should begin by identifying the relevant psychological terms. LO 2.3: Describe the procedures that need to be followed when reviewing psychological literature

  1. c)  Select index terms, obtain publications, do a computerized search, integrate the literature

Consider This: A researcher should begin by identifying the relevant psychological terms. LO 2.3: Describe the procedures that need to be followed when reviewing psychological literature

  1. d)  Obtain publications, select index terms, do a computerized search, integrate the literature

Consider This: A researcher should begin by identifying the relevant psychological terms. LO 2.3: Describe the procedures that need to be followed when reviewing psychological literature

ANS: a

Skill=Understand the Concepts, Objective=LO 2.3: Describe the procedures that need to be followed when reviewing psychological literature, Topic=Surveying the Psychological Literature, Difficulty=Easy

 

 

M/C Question 7
Which of the following statements is true regarding how to integrate a literature search?

  1. a)  Write succinct, single page notes for each reference.
  2. b)  Write thorough, detailed descriptions for each reference.

Consider This: Effective integration of the literature should allow for an easy comparison of the details of each study. LO 2.3: Describe the procedures that need to be followed when reviewing psychological literature

  1. c)  Note the source title and author’s name.

Consider This: Effective integration of the literature should allow for an easy comparison of the details of each study. LO 2.3: Describe the procedures that need to be followed when reviewing psychological literature

  1. d)  Note the source title and the main results.

Consider This: Effective integration of the literature should allow for an easy comparison of the details of each study. LO 2.3: Describe the procedures that need to be followed when reviewing psychological literature

ANS: a

Skill=Understand the Concepts, Objective=LO 2.3: Describe the procedures that need to be followed when reviewing psychological literature, Topic=Surveying the Psychological Literature, Difficulty=Easy

 

 

M/C Question 8
The Nuremberg Code is a(n)

  1. a)  code of medical and research ethics.
  2. b)  panel of scientists who evaluate research.

Consider This: The Nuremberg Code resulted from World War II atrocities. LO 2.4: Evaluate the ethical considerations in research

  1. c)  institutional review board.

Consider This: The Nuremberg Code resulted from World War II atrocities. LO 2.4: Evaluate the ethical considerations in research

  1. d)  electronic database of ethics-related research.

Consider This: The Nuremberg Code resulted from World War II atrocities. LO 2.4: Evaluate the ethical considerations in research

ANS: a

Skill=Understand the Concepts, Objective=LO 2.4: Evaluate the ethical considerations in research, Topic=The Need for Ethical Principles, Difficulty=Easy

 

 

M/C Question 9
The only principle of the Nuremberg Code not violated by the Tuskegee experiment was

  1. a)  involving qualified scientists.
  2. b)  getting informed consent from participants.

Consider This: Participants were injected with syphilis by medical doctors. LO 2.4: Evaluate the ethical considerations in research

  1. c)  avoiding risks to participants.

Consider This: Participants were injected with syphilis by medical doctors. LO 2.4: Evaluate the ethical considerations in research

  1. d)  allowing participants to discontinue participation.

Consider This: Participants were injected with syphilis by medical doctors. LO 2.4: Evaluate the ethical considerations in research

ANS: a

Topic=The Need for Ethical Principles, Difficulty=Easy, Skill=Understand the Concepts, Objective=LO 2.4: Evaluate the ethical considerations in research

 

 

M/C Question 10
A document that provides a general statement about a research study and the right to withdraw participation without penalty is called a(n)

  1. a)  informed consent.
  2. b)  debriefing statement.

Consider This: It is included in the APA Ethical Standard 8 and can be a controversial aspect of research. LO 2.5: Evaluate the idea of whether deception is necessary in research

  1. c)  institutional review board application.

Consider This: It is included in the APA Ethical Standard 8 and can be a controversial aspect of research. LO 2.5: Evaluate the idea of whether deception is necessary in research

  1. d)  literature review.

Consider This: It is included in the APA Ethical Standard 8 and can be a controversial aspect of research. LO 2.5: Evaluate the idea of whether deception is necessary in research

ANS: a

Skill=Understand the Concepts, Objective=LO 2.5: Evaluate the idea of whether deception is necessary in research, Topic=APA Principles in the Conduct of Research With Humans, Difficulty=Easy

 

 

M/C Question 11
Asking college students who are of legal drinking age to self-report their alcohol use is an example of

  1. a)  participants at minimal risk.
  2. b)  participants at risk.

Consider This: Self-report of a legal behavior does not cause physical or emotional risk. LO 2.5: Evaluate the idea of whether deception is necessary in research

  1. c)  obtaining informed consent.

Consider This: Self-report of a legal behavior does not cause physical or emotional risk. LO 2.5: Evaluate the idea of whether deception is necessary in research

  1. d)  necessary use of deception in research.

Consider This: Self-report of a legal behavior does not cause physical or emotional risk. LO 2.5: Evaluate the idea of whether deception is necessary in research

ANS: a

Skill=Analyze It, Objective=LO 2.5: Evaluate the idea of whether deception is necessary in research, Topic=APA Principles in the Conduct of Research With Humans, Difficulty=Moderate

 

 

M/C Question 12
Asking college students to self-report past incidents of childhood sexual abuse is an example of participants at

  1. a)  risk due to the potential of emotional risk related to recalling a traumatic event.
  2. b)  risk due to the potential of physical risk related to recalling a traumatic event.

Consider This: Recalling such an event, even years after healing from physical abuse, can be traumatic for survivors. LO 2.5: Evaluate the idea of whether deception is necessary in research

  1. c)  minimal risk because there is no potential for physical or emotional risk.

Consider This: Recalling such an event, even years after healing from physical abuse, can be traumatic for survivors. LO 2.5: Evaluate the idea of whether deception is necessary in research

  1. d)  minimal risk because they are recalling a past, not a current, event.

Consider This: Recalling such an event, even years after healing from physical abuse, can be traumatic for survivors. LO 2.5: Evaluate the idea of whether deception is necessary in research

ANS: a

Skill=Apply What You Know, Objective=LO 2.5: Evaluate the idea of whether deception is necessary in research, Topic=APA Principles in the Conduct of Research With Humans, Difficulty=Moderate

 

 

M/C Question 13
Imagine you are conducting a study in which you expose alcohol-dependent individuals, currently receiving treatment for their addiction, to an alcoholic beverage. Which of the following statements may be omitted from the informed consent and provided to the participant at the debriefing?

  1. a)  We hypothesize that participants in the experimental condition will report a stronger craving for alcohol than those in the control condition.
  2. b)  You may withdraw your consent to participate in this study at any time without penalty.

Consider This: Information regarding the research project that might influence the manner in which a participant responds may be omitted from the informed consent. LO 2.5: Evaluate the idea of whether deception is necessary in research

  1. c)  Your risk of participation may include the experience of cravings for alcohol.

Consider This: Information regarding the research project that might influence the manner in which a participant responds may be omitted from the informed consent. LO 2.5: Evaluate the idea of whether deception is necessary in research

  1. d)  Your risk of participation may include physical cravings for alcohol and emotional distress.

Consider This: Information regarding the research project that might influence the manner in which a participant responds may be omitted from the informed consent. LO 2.5: Evaluate the idea of whether deception is necessary in research

ANS: a

Skill=Apply What You Know, Objective=LO 2.5: Evaluate the idea of whether deception is necessary in research, Topic=APA Principles in the Conduct of Research With Humans, Difficulty=Moderate

 

 

M/C Question 14
You propose a research project in which you randomize mentally ill kindergarten children to either receive a behavioral intervention, medication, or no treatment. Given the nature of your targeted sample, you must consider the issue of

  1. a)  vulnerable populations.
  2. b)  the ethical use of animals in research.

Consider This: Some populations may not be capable of understanding and providing informed consent. LO 2.5: Evaluate the idea of whether deception is necessary in research

  1. c)  when you will provide the debriefing session.

Consider This: Some populations may not be capable of understanding and providing informed consent. LO 2.5: Evaluate the idea of whether deception is necessary in research

  1. d)  how to analyze your data.

Consider This: Some populations may not be capable of understanding and providing informed consent. LO 2.5: Evaluate the idea of whether deception is necessary in research

ANS: a

Skill=Apply What You Know, Objective=LO 2.5: Evaluate the idea of whether deception is necessary in research, Topic=APA Principles in the Conduct of Research With Humans, Difficulty=Moderate

 

 

M/C Question 15
APA ethical standards for the humane care of animals in research

  1. a)  begins with the procurement of animals and continues until termination of life.
  2. b)  applies to the procurement of animals.

Consider This: The standards for ethical treatment of animals in research are comprehensive. LO 2.6: Recognize that APA has set up ethical standards for the use of animals in research

  1. c)  applies to the procurement and treatment of animals, but not to termination.

Consider This: The standards for ethical treatment of animals in research are comprehensive. LO 2.6: Recognize that APA has set up ethical standards for the use of animals in research

  1. d)  applies only to the manner in which an animal is terminated.

Consider This: The standards for ethical treatment of animals in research are comprehensive. LO 2.6: Recognize that APA has set up ethical standards for the use of animals in research

ANS: a

Skill=Apply What You Know, Objective=LO 2.6: Recognize that APA has set up ethical standards for the use of animals in research, Topic=The Ethical Use of Animals in Psychological Research, Difficulty=Moderate

 

 

M/C Question 16
Imagine you have formed a research question, conducted the literature review, integrated your findings, and formed a hypothesis. Now that you are submitting your IRB application, you should expect the IRB to

  1. a)  ensure your proposed study will treat participants ethically.
  2. b)  critique the scientific merits of your study.

Consider This: The role of the IRB is focused on ethical standards rather than research methodology. LO 2.7: Review the composition and functions on institutional review boards

  1. c)  critique your hypothesis based upon your literature review.

Consider This: The role of the IRB is focused on ethical standards rather than research methodology. LO 2.7: Review the composition and functions on institutional review boards

  1. d)  ensure that you are able to collect a representative sample of participants.

Consider This: The role of the IRB is focused on ethical standards rather than research methodology. LO 2.7: Review the composition and functions on institutional review boards

ANS: a

Skill=Apply What You Know, Objective=LO 2.7: Review the composition and functions on institutional review boards, Topic=The Institutional Review Board, Difficulty=Moderate

 

 

M/C Question 17
Imagine you are a freshman non-psychology major enrolled in an Introduction to Psychology course as part of your requisite curriculum. You have the option of participating in research conducted by the psychology faculty or writing a paper. You have a heavy load of courses this semester and want to meet the course requirements with as little effort as possible. You choose to participate in research, but when completing surveys online, you race through the items quickly and respond indiscriminately. This is an issue of failure

  1. a)  to uphold participants’ responsibility in research.
  2. b)  of the experimenter to uphold his or her responsibility in research.

Consider This: Ethical participation in research involves every party involved. LO 2.9: Enumerate the responsibilities of research participants

  1. c)  of the Institutional Review Board to uphold its responsibility in research.

Consider This: Ethical participation in research involves every party involved. LO 2.9: Enumerate the responsibilities of research participants

  1. d)  of the psychology instructor to provide reasonable alternatives to research participation.

Consider This: Ethical participation in research involves every party involved. LO 2.9: Enumerate the responsibilities of research participants

ANS: a

Skill=Apply What You Know, Objective=LO 2.9: Enumerate the responsibilities of research participants, Topic=The Participants’ Responsibility, Difficulty=Moderate

 

 

M/C Question 18
Imagine you are a research participant in a study involving the members of your freshmen high school class. After you complete the study and are debriefed, your friend asks you “So, what was the study about? I’m signed up to do it next week.” Your proper response, given the responsibilities of a research participant, is to respond

  1. a)  “I really shouldn’t tell you anything right now.”
  2. b)  “Basically, you just need to respond “yes” to all of the questions.”

Consider This: Participants’ research responsibility includes honoring the researchers’ request regarding study protocol. LO: 2.9 Enumerate the responsibilities of research participants.

  1. c)  “Basically, they were wanting to know if I felt anxious when taking tests.”

Consider This: Participants’ research responsibility includes honoring the researchers’ request regarding study protocol. LO: 2.9 Enumerate the responsibilities of research participants.

  1. d)  “I am able to tell you as long as you still answer honestly to the questions.”

Consider This: Participants’ research responsibility includes honoring the researchers’ request regarding study protocol. LO: 2.9 Enumerate the responsibilities of research participants.

ANS: a

Skill=Apply What You Know, Objective=LO: 2.9 Enumerate the responsibilities of research participants., Topic=The Participants’ Responsibility, Difficulty=Moderate

 

 

M/C Question 19
If students who are enrolled in a psychology course are given the option to participate in research (or an alternative) for course credit, what are the obligations of the course instructor?

  1. a)  To explain and discuss the responsibilities of research participation
  2. b)  To encourage research participation more so than the alternative

Consider This: A course instructor is not necessarily the researcher conducting the experiment and thus his or her responsibility lies with helping the student make an informed decision. LO 2.9: Enumerate responsibilities of the research participants

  1. c)  To encourage the alternative more so than research participation

Consider This: A course instructor is not necessarily the researcher conducting the experiment and thus his or her responsibility lies with helping the student make an informed decision. LO 2.9: Enumerate responsibilities of the research participants

  1. d)  To explain the hypothesis and research methodology of the studies available to students

Consider This: A course instructor is not necessarily the researcher conducting the experiment and thus his or her responsibility lies with helping the student make an informed decision. LO 2.9: Enumerate responsibilities of the research participants

ANS: a

Skill=Analyze It, Objective=LO 2.9: Enumerate responsibilities of the research participants, Topic=The Participants’ Responsibility, Difficulty=Moderate

 

 

M/C Question 20
After you complete your research project, you are responsible for presenting your results in an ethical manner. Which of the following is correct?

  1. a)  Use your own words to represent your results.
  2. b)  Use the words of other published authors to summarize your results without citation.

Consider This: A researcher’s ethical obligation includes how study results are presented. LO 2.10: Describe the two main roadblocks in the execution of the researcher’s ethical obligation

  1. c)  Change your results to reflect what your hypothesis suggested.

Consider This: A researcher’s ethical obligation includes how study results are presented. LO 2.10: Describe the two main roadblocks in the execution of the researcher’s ethical obligation

  1. d)  Change your results to represent what is consistent with the current literature.

Consider This: A researcher’s ethical obligation includes how study results are presented. LO 2.10: Describe the two main roadblocks in the execution of the researcher’s ethical obligation

ANS: a

Skill=Apply What You Know, Objective=LO 2.10: Describe the two main roadblocks in the execution of the researcher’s ethical obligation, Topic=The Researcher’s Ethical Obligations Once the Research Is Completed, Difficulty=Moderate

 

 

M/C Question 21
Another published study in your field of research states, “The result of this intervention is that participants improve in their understanding of how to cope with trauma-related anxiety.” So that you do not plagiarize this author, you should write,

  1. a)  “our results indicate that the experimental condition improved statistically more than the control condition when exposed to the intervention.”
  2. b)  “the result of this study is that participants improve in their understanding of how to cope with trauma-related anxiety.”

Consider This: Plagiarism includes using other authors’ words without proper citation. LO 2.10: Describe the two main roadblocks in the execution of the researcher’s ethical obligation

  1. c)  “the result of this study is that participants improve in their understanding of how to cope with trauma-related anxiety.”

Consider This: Plagiarism includes using other authors’ words without proper citation. LO 2.10: Describe the two main roadblocks in the execution of the researcher’s ethical obligation

  1. d)  “our results indicate that the experimental conditions improve in their understanding of how to cope with trauma-related anxiety.”

Consider This: Plagiarism includes using other authors’ words without proper citation. LO 2.10: Describe the two main roadblocks in the execution of the researcher’s ethical obligation

ANS: a

Skill=Apply What You Know, Objective=LO 2.10: Describe the two main roadblocks in the execution of the researcher’s ethical obligation, Topic=The Researcher’s Ethical Obligations Once the Research Is Completed, Difficulty=Moderate

 

 

M/C Question 22
As a researcher, you have spent several months conducting literature reviews and composing your research project. At last, your data do not support your hypothesis. You decide to go back to the raw data to correct any deficiencies. You are most likely committing

  1. a)  fabrication of data.
  2. b)  plagiarism.

Consider This: Under the pressure of publish or perish, a researcher may feel tempted to fix the data. LO 2.10: Describe the two main roadblocks in the execution of the researcher’s ethical obligation

  1. c)  lies with statistics.

Consider This: Under the pressure of publish or perish, a researcher may feel tempted to fix the data. LO 2.10: Describe the two main roadblocks in the execution of the researcher’s ethical obligation

  1. d)  an inappropriate statistical analysis.

Consider This: Under the pressure of publish or perish, a researcher may feel tempted to fix the data. LO 2.10: Describe the two main roadblocks in the execution of the researcher’s ethical obligation

ANS: a

Skill=Apply What You Know, Objective=LO 2.10: Describe the two main roadblocks in the execution of the researcher’s ethical obligation, Topic=The Researcher’s Ethical Obligations Once the Research Is Completed, Difficulty=Moderate

 

 

M/C Question 23
You have conducted an exhaustive literature review, but there are a few publications you cannot gain access to. You should cite the

  1. a)  secondary source.
  2. b)  original work even if you have not read it.

Consider This: Although you should ideally read the original work, what should you do if this is not possible? LO 2.10: Describe the two main roadblocks in the execution of the researcher’s ethical obligation

  1. c)  original abstract that you were able to obtain.

Consider This: Although you should ideally read the original work, what should you do if this is not possible? LO 2.10: Describe the two main roadblocks in the execution of the researcher’s ethical obligation

  1. d)  original work and summarize the abstract you read.

Consider This: Although you should ideally read the original work, what should you do if this is not possible? LO 2.10: Describe the two main roadblocks in the execution of the researcher’s ethical obligation

ANS: a

Difficulty=Moderate, Skill=Apply What You Know, Objective=LO 2.10: Describe the two main roadblocks in the execution of the researcher’s ethical obligation, Topic=The Researcher’s Ethical Obligations Once the Research Is Completed

 

 

M/C Question 24
What is problematic about this research question: “How often to people of religious orientation hear the voice of God speaking to them?”

  1. a)  It is difficult to test.
  2. b)  It is not an interesting research question.

Consider This: Good research ideas need to be answerable. LO 2.1 Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

  1. c)  This research question has already been clearly established in the literature.

Consider This: Good research ideas need to be answerable. LO 2.1 Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

  1. d)  There is a high level of validity already established in this area of research.

Consider This: Good research ideas need to be answerable. LO 2.1 Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

ANS: a

Objective=LO 2.1 Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea, Topic=The Research Idea, Difficulty=Moderate, Skill=Apply What You Know

 

 

M/C Question 25
You are an undergraduate psychology major trying to think of a research project. As you are walking across campus, you suddenly get an idea for a project, even though you were not actively trying to contemplate a research idea. This is an example of

  1. a)  inspiration.
  2. b)  serendipity.

Consider This: Some research ideas occur to researchers as if they came from a flask of insight. LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

  1. c)  a common research process.

Consider This: Some research ideas occur to researchers as if they came from a flask of insight. LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

  1. d)  everyday occurrences.

Consider This: Some research ideas occur to researchers as if they came from a flask of insight. LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

ANS: a

Skill=Apply What You Know, Objective=LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea, Topic=The Research Idea, Difficulty=Moderate

 

Essay

 

SA Question 26
Why is it important to ask the right question when forming a research idea?

Consider This: Some research ideas occur to researchers as if they came from a flask of insight. LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

Topic=Developing a Research Question, Difficulty=Moderate, Skill=Apply What You Know, Objective=LO 2.2: Examine the importance of framing the right research question

 

 

SA Question 27
Compare and contrast the usefulness of using the Internet or an APA electronic database when conducting a computerized literature search.

Consider This: Some research ideas occur to researchers as if they came from a flask of insight. LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

Skill=Analyze It, Objective=LO 2.3: Describe the procedures that need to be followed when reviewing psychological literature, Topic=Surveying the Psychological Literature, Difficulty=Moderate

 

 

SA Question 28
Why is the concept of avoiding the use of deception a controversial issue in research?

Consider This: Some research ideas occur to researchers as if they came from a flask of insight. LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

Skill=Apply What You Know, Objective=LO 2.5: Evaluate the idea of whether deception is necessary in research, Topic=APA Principles in the Conduct of Research With Humans, Difficulty=Moderate

 

 

SA Question 29
What are the major aspects or points of information that you should provide to the participant in a debriefing session?

Consider This: Some research ideas occur to researchers as if they came from a flask of insight. LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

Skill=Apply What You Know, Objective=LO 2.5: Evaluate the idea of whether deception is necessary in research , Topic=APA Principles in the Conduct of Research With Humans, Difficulty=Moderate

 

 

SA Question 30
You propose to conduct a study investigating illicit drug use among homeless men in an urban setting to determine the need for a new rehabilitation clinic. Identify the costs and benefits of your project.

Consider This: Some research ideas occur to researchers as if they came from a flask of insight. LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

Skill=Analyze It, Objective=LO 2.8: Analyze the role of the researcher in conducting the cost benefit analysis of a research, Topic=The Experimenter’s Responsibility, Difficulty=Moderate

 

 

Essay Question 31
Imagine you are evaluating an Internet resource to potentially include in your literature review. Discuss the six aspects you should consider about this Internet resource to determine if it is appropriate.

Consider This: Some research ideas occur to researchers as if they came from a flask of insight. LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

Skill=Analyze It, Objective=LO 2.3: Describe the procedures that need to be followed when reviewing psychological literature , Topic=Surveying the Psychological Literature, Difficulty=Moderate

 

 

Essay Question 32
Describe the Tuskegee syphilis study. Apply the ethical principles established by the Nuremberg Code and explain how the Tuskegee study violated each principle.

Consider This: Some research ideas occur to researchers as if they came from a flask of insight. LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

Skill=Apply What You Know, Objective=LO 2.4: Evaluate the ethical consideration in research , Topic=The Need for Ethical Principles, Difficulty=Moderate

 

 

Essay Question 33
Imagine you are Stanley Milgram. Compose an argument for why you should be allowed to conduct your obedience-to-authority study using deception.

Consider This: Some research ideas occur to researchers as if they came from a flask of insight. LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

Skill=Evaluate It, Objective=LO 2.5: Evaluate the idea of whether deception is necessary in research , Topic=APA Principles in the Conduct of Research With Humans, Difficulty=Difficult

 

 

Essay Question 34
You propose to conduct a study investigating illicit drug use among homeless men in an urban setting to determine the need for a new rehabilitation clinic. Ultimately, you as the researcher are responsible for the ethical conduct of your research. Illustrate how you would justify your proposed research study to an Institutional Review Board, including the costs and benefits of your project.

Consider This: Some research ideas occur to researchers as if they came from a flask of insight. LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

Skill=Evaluate It, Objective=LO 2.8: Analyze the role of the researcher in conducting the cost benefit analysis of a research, Topic= The Experimenter’s Responsibility, Difficulty=Difficult

 

 

Essay Question 35
Begin with the moment you are considering signing up to participate in a research study. What are the ethical considerations you need to consider as a research participant? Apply these considerations from the beginning to the end of the research process.

Consider This: Some research ideas occur to researchers as if they came from a flask of insight. LO 2.1: Express the characteristics and sources of a good research idea

Objective=LO 2.9: Enumerate the responsibilities of research participants., Topic=The Participants’ Responsibility, Difficulty=Difficult, Skill=Evaluate It