PSYC 515 Quiz:Consuming Research

PSYC 515 Quiz: Consuming Research Concepts

Covers the Learn material from Module 6: Week 6.

  1. I have read and understand the Academic Honor policy as outlined in
    the Online Honor Code for Liberty University Online. I agree to abide by this policy and that the work submitted herein is my own.
  2. Which of the following is defined as a “tentative and testable statement about the relationship between two or more variables”?
  3. Which of the following best represents potential sources of researcher bias?
  4. In the scientific context, which of the following uses empirical observations to construct broad generalizations / theories?
  5. Scientists should evaluate claims by beginning with the assumption that:
  6. According to APA (2003), two tools that lie at the heart of sound research methods are:
  7. Which of the following claims is most supported by scientific research?
  8. Which of the following is exclusively required if a researcher wants to make a causal claim?
  9. A scientific hypothesis should be:
  10. Using only college students as participants but wanting to make generalizations about the entire 18 — 23 year old population (not just students) is problematic due to lack of:
  11. Which of the following have since been discredited due to scientific research?
  12. A Discussion section:
  13. APA guidelines suggest the following when formatting axis labels of a figure:
  14. Number all tables and figures with Arabic numerals
  15. Which of the following best describes where a Results section is placed in a quantitative research paper?
  16. Which of the following is a properly formatted “call-out” using current APA conventions?
  17. A figure may be a:
  18. Number all tables and figures with Arabic numerals
  19. Who is responsible for the quality and content of a journal?
  20. Which of the following best describes if a submitted manuscript has so many formatting flaws that it is rejected?
  21. Which section would you read in a quantitative research paper to find out the author’s interpretations and generalizations of their results to the broader scientific community?
  22. In general, the review process takes approximately how long?
  23. A common formatting issue (violates APA guidelines) with SPSS-created figures is:
  24. When reviewing a submission, editors may generally choose one of three actions. Which of the following is NOT one of these actions?
  25. A manuscript that has been rejected by a journal
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