Research Literacy for Massage Therapists Quiz Name 1) We will not send a certificate of completion or an updated transcript unless we can confirm that someone paid for this course. Please tell us who paid for it, if it was you, enter your name. If it was someone else, please enter the name of the person (or the business name) that paid for you.2) Please enter the email address you would like us to send your certificate of completion to.3) The NCBTMB requires that we put your home address on your transcript. Please enter it in the box below. Don't worry, we will not mail you anything or give it to anyone else.4) Please enter your massage license number. If you do not have one, you may enter your NCBTMB certification number or just enter the number 0.5) Research can also be a report or review that is not designed to create new information or insight but to _____________ existing information. Refute and disprove Prove and validate Collate and synthesizeHint6) According to the text, what is the scientific method? A body of techniques for investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge. The proper writing style for publishing findings in a reputable academic journal. The written guidelines published by the US Department of Science and Learning. Hint7) According to the text, how many steps are there in the scientific method? 3 4 7Hint8) ________ occurs when a scientist or researcher has a preference for one outcome over another, and that leads to misinterpretation of data or sometimes just skipping the experiment and accepting the hypothesis for an explanation of a phenomenon. Bias Corruption Miscalculation Hint9) A hypothesis is a ____________, which is just a fancy way of saying an opinion or conclusion formed on the basis of incomplete information Guess Conjecture BluffHint10) In order to be a valid scientific hypothesis it must be ___________, which is another fancy word that simply means it must be possible to proven or disproven. Correct True FalsifiableHint11) A statistical hypothesis is a conjecture about some ____________. statistics population numbers Hint12) What does the word “efficacy” mean? The ability to reproduce the results of an experiment. The ability to produce a desired or intended result The ability to falsify a hypothesis.Hint13) According to the text, how many steps are there in the research process? 4 6 7Hint14) The method most commonly used to assess the quality of science is _________ and then publication in a reputable scientific journal as part of the scientific literature. Peer review Rubric case assignment Trial by the grand inquisitor of scienceHint15) What is an “Impact factor”? A measure of citations of an academic journal. A measure of subscriptions to an academic journal. The number of website hits a science story receives.Hint16) The size of the study is very important in determining _________ . Grant funding Generalizeability Public interest Hint17) A case-control study is an example of what type of scientific research design? Descriptive Correlational Semi-experimental Experimental Hint18) In science, correlation does not prove __________. Anything Causation Complicity Hint19) Credible studies welcome question, debate and _______. grant funding duplication interns willing to work for nothingHint20) Science articles that use words like “link, correlation, risk, and association” in the headline may be guilty of what? Sensationalism Fraud Click-baitingHint21) Which of the following is an example of something you find in “bad research”? Sensationalism Misinterpretation of results Conflicts of interest All of the above Hint22) ____________is often characterized by the use of vague, contradictory, exaggerated or unprovable claims, an over-reliance on confirmation rather than rigorous attempts at refutation, a lack of openness to evaluation by other experts, and a general absence of systematic processes to rationally develop theories. Science Pseudoscience The mainstream mediaHintHint23) Research can be a search for individual _____ or ____. wisdom or knowledge facts or data truth or philosophyPLEASE READ Click the "Grade my quiz!" button below to get your result. If you passed it will say "You have passed". If you did not pass it will say "You did not pass" and then you can take the quiz again by hitting the back button on your browser. IT WILL NOT GIVE YOU THE CERTIFICATE NOW, even if you pass. I (the approved provider) will EMAIL YOU the certificate within 24 hours after I make sure that you paid and everything looks correct. PLEASE BE PATIENT. "Click Grade my quiz!" Once and give it a moment to produce results.