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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  • Created by: Bexie
  • Created on: 21-05-13 18:34

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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…

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ages of 18 and potential commonly seen abusing a job hence, are deceived.
55 (large age extraneous in work applicant. 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.…

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were used and with situations, such because participants had a
this may have standardised as revision, as a participants are right to withdraw,
decreased the procedure. This way of learning learning a set of competent
study being means data most words ­ something researcher,
generalizable to extraneous effectively for they…

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