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Question 1.
What does social psychology study?


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Question 2.
Consider the following statements about a scientific hypothesis. Which ONE of the following is NOT true?


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Question 3.
How might archival research be useful in social psychology?


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Question 4.
What is the statistic called the t-test used for?


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Question 5.
One important ethical principle in research is that participants' agreement to take part should be based on full information of what they are about to do. What is this principle called?


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Question 6.
What is a major argument underlying evolutionary social psychology?


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Question 7.
What does the research method known as 'deconstruction' refer to?


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Question 8.
How would you compare an interpersonal and an ideological level of explanation of social behaviour?


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Question 9.
What do the early social science writers LeBon and McDougall. active at the turn of the 20th century, have in common?


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Question 10.
How did Triplett explain an early experimental finding according to which some children were slower in competition, some were faster and others were unaffected?


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