Body Language: A general term that describes aspects of non-verbal commmunication.
BPS: British Psychology Society
Closed Posture: Positioning of the arms so that they are folded across the body and/or crossing the legs.
Communication: Passing information from one person to another.
Condition: The treatment the participants get or the circumstances in which they do the experiment.
Confederate: An actor or stooge who appears to be a genuine participant in the experiment but is actually working for the experimenter.
Confidentialty: People cannot be identified in the reasearch and their details must be kept private.
Cultural Norms: The range of behaviours that members of a particular social group or society can be expected to show.
Debrief: Participants should be notified at the end of the experiment/study.
Ecological Validity: Similar to everday situations.
Emphasis: Giving prominence to some words more than others.
Evaluation: A review of an experiment or study which describes what was done well. It includes strengths and weaknesses of the experiment.
Eye Contact: When two people in a conversation are looking at each other's eyes at the same time.
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