Methods- Field Experiments

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Field Experiments:

  • study in the participant's normal environment
  • still manipulating the I.V and imposing some controls
  • Independent measures or repeated designs
  • usually productes quantative data


+ low chance of demand characteristics as study is in a natural environement and deception often used

+High E.V. which means study is more generalisable to real life

+good reliability as clear D.V and I.V

+traumatic incident staging usually avoided in EWT studies as too much distress


Ty Ellis


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