Psychology - biological approach - Raine et.al 1997

Katie Kemp
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Quiz on Psychology - biological approach - Raine et.al 1997, created by Katie Kemp on 26/04/2015.

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Question 1

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What year was Raine et. all study?
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  • 1997
  • 1995

Question 2

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What type of scanning method was used in Raine et. al study?
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  • PET
  • MRI

Question 3

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How many participants were in Raine et.al 1997 study?
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  • 41
  • 64

Question 4

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What was the mean age of the experimental group in Raine et.al study?
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  • 34.3
  • 34.9

Question 5

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How many women were in the experimental group of Raine et.al study?
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  • 2
  • 4

Question 6

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Was the control group matched to the variables of the experimental group?
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  • Yes
  • No

Question 7

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What type of experiment was Raine et.al?
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  • Laboratory
  • Field

Question 8

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How many murderers were diagnosed with Schizophrenia?
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  • 8
  • 6

Question 9

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How many weeks were the participants not allowed to take medication for?
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  • 3
  • 2

Question 10

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What did the participants do before having a PET scan?
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  • Do a reading task
  • Do a continuous visual performance task

Question 11

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How long did the participants do the 'continuous visual performance task' for?
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  • 32mins
  • 45mins

Question 12

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How many images were taken in the PET scan?
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  • 15 horizontal slices
  • 10 horizontal

Question 13

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What size intervals were the PET slices taken at?
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  • 5mm
  • 10mm

Question 14

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What areas of the brain showed less activity by the experimental group?
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  • Medial prefrontal and lateral prefrontal
  • Thalamus and hippocampus

Question 15

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What was the activity of the control groups brains?
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  • Equal activity
  • Less activity

Question 16

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What is an evaluative strength of Raine et.al study?
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  • Laboratory experiment giving it tight controls making it reliable
  • Sample can't be generalised to a wider range of criminals as the sample was small, unbalanced in gender and culturally as it was in America.

Question 17

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What is an evaluative disadvantage of Raine et.al study?
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  • Study lacks validity as there was no control over the crimes committed meaning its difficult to say the brain anomalies caused murder.
  • Participants gave consent so it is ethically sound.

Question 18

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What type of participant sampling was used?
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  • Opportunity sampling
  • Volunteer sampling

Question 19

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What type of experimental design was used?
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  • Matched Pairs
  • Independent groups

Question 20

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What were the participants injected with before the PET scan?
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  • Radioactive glucose tracer
  • Contrast medium dye
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