Evaluation of Studies for Module One Edexcel Psychology

This is cognitive and social studies, including;

  • Milgram's Study of Obedience
  • Hofling et al
  • Meeus and Raaijmakers
  • Tajfel et al
  • Godden and Baddley
  • Craik and Tulving

GRAVE evaluation for each - remember for most cases you can argue either way. This is just one opinion.

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G R A V E
Generalisability Reliability Applicability Validity Ethics
Milgram's Study of
Obedience
Hofling et al
Meeus and Raaijmakers
Tajfel
Godden and Baddely
Craik and Tulving
Evaluating the Module One Studies
G R A V E

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Generalisability Reliability Applicability Validity Ethics
Only male Lab experiment Applied to Low task validity ­ Participants didn't
Milgram's Study of volunteers from = highly extreme participants not feel as though they
Obedience America. standardised situations such as normally asked to had a right to
(recorded Nazi Germany ­ give strangers withdraw (verbal
confederate not necessarily shocks. Low prods given), given
responses) real life. ecological validity ­ a false aim
in a university. (deception).…read more

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Low They still might
group) variables are environments, ecological validity suffer distress at
controlled and than physical because it doesn't causing another
standardisation. harm. occur in a natural person harm.
environment.
Only Laboratory Helps to Low task validity, All were debriefed
Tajfel generalizable to experiment and understand due to not normally and protected from
school boys, therefore prejudice and being asked to any psychological
people of the controlled discrimination allocated points to harm. They were
opposite gender conditions within the school groups.…read more

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This way of learning learning a set of competent
study being means data most words ­ something researcher,
generalizable to extraneous effectively for they don't usually protected from
a larger variables can be exams. have to do. Low harm.
population. eliminated and ecological validity
reliability because they are in
increases. a lab environment.…read more

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