Core Studies - Samples

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

  • Passengers who were on the train (between 59th street and 125th street) weekdays between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
  • Passengers who were on the train (between 60th street and 120th street) weekdays between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Two girls acted as observers, one boy was a confederate and the other acted as a victim. Four different teams, with a Black ‘victim’ in one of the teams.
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2. Which is the correct sample for Rosenhan's study?

  • Hospital staff in 12 different hospitals.
  • 8 sane people who acted as ‘pseudo-patients’. 5 men and 3 women of various ages over 20 years. and occupations
  • 8 sane people who acted as ‘pseudo-patients’. 4 men and 4 women aged between 18 - 30 and of similar occupations
  • Hospital staff in 8 different hospitals.

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 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’.

5. Which is the correct sample for Freud's study?

  • Little Hans from Florida in the USA. 2-6years
  • Little Hans from Vienna in Austria. 3-5years
  • Little Hans from Devon in the UK. 3-5 years

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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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