Core Studies - Samples

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  • Created on: 04-04-13 18:20

1. Which is the correct sample for Rosenhan's study?

  • Hospital staff in 8 different hospitals.
  • Hospital staff in 12 different hospitals.
  • 8 sane people who acted as ‘pseudo-patients’. 4 men and 4 women aged between 18 - 30 and of similar occupations
  • 8 sane people who acted as ‘pseudo-patients’. 5 men and 3 women of various ages over 20 years. and occupations
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2. Which is the correct sample for Serry's study?

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

3. Which is the correct sample for Maguire et al.'s study?

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

4. Which is the correct sample for Milgram's study?

  • 40 males 20-50 years from the New Haven area whose jobs ranged from unskilled to professional
  • 50 males 18-40 years from the New Haven area from professional jobs.
  • 500 males 20-30 years from the New Haven area from low paying jobs

5. Which is the correct sample for Savage-Rumbaugh's study?

  • 3 Pygmy chimps - Kanzi 30-47 months, Mulika 11-21 months and Austin 23-42 months. 1 Common chimp - Sherman
  • 2 Pygmy chimps - Kanzi 30-47 months and Mulika 11-21 months. 2 Common chimps - Austin and Sherman
  • 2 Pygmy chimps - Kanzi 20-41 months and Mulika 14-25 months.

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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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