Experimental Methods

View mindmap
  • Experimental Methods
    • Types of experiment
      • Lab & field experiments
        • Researcher is unable to manipulate the independent variable
      • Natural & Quasi
        • Researcher is able to manipulate the independent variable
    • Variables
      • Independent variable (IV)
      • ComfoundingVariables (CV)
      • Extraneous Variable (EV)
      • Operationalise
      • Dependant Variable (DV)
    • Experimental Designs
      • Repeated measures
        • Less participants
        • Takes more time
        • Order effects
          • Counter balancing
      • Matched pairs
        • Eliminates order effects
        • Distinguish individual differences
      • Independent groups
        • Individual differences
        • More participants
        • Takes more time
    • Correlations
      • Experiments establish causal relationships
      • Difference between experiments and correlations

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Psychology resources:

See all Psychology resources »See all Research methods and techniques resources »