A-AS Level (CIE) Psychology: Specimen Questions with Answers 112 - 114 of 299

Question 112

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Abbreviate SPECT, WPPSI-III and BOLD-fMRI (Marks 6)

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SPECT- Single photon emission computerized tomography

WPPSI-III-Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence

BOLD-fMRI- Blood-Oxygen-Level-Dependent Functional magnetic resonance imaging

Question 113

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Explain snowball sampling (Mark 5)

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  • Snowball sampling is also known as network, chain referral or reputation sampling method.
    • Snowball sampling which is a non-probability sampling method is basically sociometric.
    • It begins by the collection of data on one or more contacts usually known to the person collecting the data on one or more contacts usually known to the person collecting the data

Advantages of snowball sampling

  • Helpful in studying small informal social group and its impact upon formal organizational structure.
  • It reveals communication pattern in community organization concepts like community power and decision-making can also be studied with the help of such sampling technique
Advantages of snowball sampling

Advantages of Snowball Sampling

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Question 114

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Abbreviate GAD, PD, PCT, SAD, and IPT- (Marks 5)

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GAD- Generalized anxiety disorder

  • PD- Panic disorder
  • PCT- Panic control treatment
  • SAD- Social anxiety disorder
  • IPT- Interpersonal psychotherapy