Core Studies - Samples

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1. Which is the correct sample for Thigpen and Cleckley's study?

  • A 25-year-old married woman given the name ‘Eve White’.
  • A 30-year-old married woman given the name ‘Eve White’.
  • A 26-year-old woman given the name ‘Eve White’.
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2. Which is the correct sample for Maguire et al.'s study?

  • 16 healthy, right-handed male licensed London taxi drivers. 50 healthy right-handed males who did not drive taxis.
  • 50 healthy, right-handed male licensed London taxi drivers. 50 healthy right-handed males who did not drive taxis.
  • 15 healthy, right-handed male licensed London taxi drivers. 50 healthy right-handed males who did not drive taxis.

3. Which is the correct sample for Serry's study?

  • 11 patients who had all had commissurotomies as a treatment for severe epilepsy.
  • 15 patients who had all had commissurotomies as a treatment for severe epilepsy.
  • 6 patients who had all had commissurotomies as a treatment for severe epilepsy.

4. Which is the correct sample for Samuel and Bryant's study?

  • 252 boys and girls 5 - 8.5 years old from around Crediton, Devon
  • 200 boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 10 years old from around Crediton, Devon
  • 250 boys and girls between the ages of 3 and 8 years old from around Crediton, Devon

5. Which is the correct sample for Baron-Cohen's study?

  • 3 groups of participants: 16 autistic (Asperger), 13 male, 3 female; 50 normal, 25 male, 25 female; 10 Tourette’s patients, 8 male, 2 female
  • 3 groups of participants: 15 autistic (Asperger), 12 male, 3 female; 30 normal, 15 male, 15 female; 10 Tourette’s patients, 5 male, 5 female
  • 3 groups of participants: 17 autistic (Asperger), 9 male, 8 female; 50 normal, 30 male, 20 female; 11 Tourette’s patients, 8 male, 3female

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James Ellis

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If i recall correctly the Psuedopatients weren't the participants in Rosenhan, they acted as observers noting the behavior of the doctors and nurses within the hospitals. So the sample was the staff not the psudopatients. Other than that good quiz

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