Research purposes/Quiz

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Research purposes quiz[edit]

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What is the goal of this study?

A researcher lives for a time in a religious commune in order to learn whether there is a unique social psychological phenomena worthy of further study.

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A social psychology researcher wishes to investigate the research question: "What do homeless children do during school hours?". What would be the most likely purpose of such a study?

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What is the goal of this study?

A researcher surveys local community attitudes to a council proposal to permit nude bathing at a popular local public swimming area.

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What is the most likely purpose of an online, survey-based study entitled "A human resources survey of the working conditions of registered psychologists":

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What is the goal of this study?

A researcher surveys university student attitudes towards attending classes and student satisfaction in order to test the hypothesis that attendance will be positively correlated with satisfaction.

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Classify the most likely purpose of a psychological study entitled "An investigation of the relationship between anxiety and depression in adolescents".

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What is the goal of this study?

"Longitudinal health survey of newly incarcerated prisoners: Risk factors for long-term prisoner health problems"

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Classify the most likely purpose of this research question:

"What is the likelihood of an adolescent with clinically diagnosed depression committing suicide in the 12 months after first diagnosis?"

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