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PSYB2: Research Methods within the topics
Name:____________________________________
Topic: Anxiety Disorders
A researcher investigated whether people with phobias are more likely to think negatively than
people without phobias. A matched pairs design was used. This involved 10 people with phobias
and 10 people without phobias. The researcher asked each participant questions about situations
such as `going to a party' or `going shopping' and then recorder their responses. He compared the
total number of negative responses made by the two groups of participants.
1. Outline what is meant by a phobia
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(2 marks)
2. This investigation is a quasi-experiment. What is meant by a quasi-experiment?
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(1 mark)
3. The researcher used a matched pairs design. What is meant by a matched pairs design?
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(2 marks)
4. Use your knowledge of a cognitive explanation of phobias to discuss the likely outcome of
this study
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(3 marks)
TOTAL: 10 MARKS

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