Ch 1 Psych Concepts (2)


1. List your name(s)
10. To assess the influence of self-esteem on romantic attraction, researchers either insulted or complimented students about their physical appearance just before they went on a blind date. In this research, the dependent variable consisted of
3. In an experimental study of the effects of anxiety on self-esteem, anxiety would be the ________ variable.

4. Researchers are studying how social interaction affects problem solving. Some participants are instructed to solve problems working together; others are told to solve problems working alone. Those who worked alone were assigned to the ________ group.
5. If psychologists discovered that intelligent parents have smarter children than unintelligent parents, this would demonstrate that
6. Suppose that those who watch a lot of TV violence are also likely to behave aggressively. This relationship would NOT necessarily mean that watching violence influences aggressive behavior because

7. 15. A correlation between physical attractiveness and dating frequency of +0.60 would indicate that
8. Suppose psychologists discovered that wealthy people are less satisfied with their marriages than poor people are. This would indicate that wealth and marital satisfaction are
9. 17. A researcher would be most likely to discover a positive correlation between
10. To track the development of children's social skills, Professor Ober carefully monitors and records their classroom behaviors. Professor Ober is engaged in
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