Exploring Psychological Research Methods

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Bar Graph
A graph often used to visually compare differences between the means of separate groups or conditions. The x-axis represents the different groups and the y-axis the means. Each mean is drawn as a vertical bar mean from different categories.
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Between-participants design
Different participants complete each condition therefore more people needed.
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Bimodal distribution
A distribution of two modes. Two bumps joined in the middle.
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Categorical variable
A variable which is measured at the nominal level; data produced are grouped into mutually exclusive and distinct categpries.
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Chi-square test
A statistical test used to analyze data measured at nominal level.
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Between-participants design

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Different participants complete each condition therefore more people needed.

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Bimodal distribution

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Categorical variable

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Chi-square test

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