G544 Psychology Experiments Quiz

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1. What is a Field Experiment?

  • An experiment conducted in the participants own environment
  • An experiment where the independent variable is naturally occurring and therefore cannot be manioulated
  • An experiment conducted in highly controlled conditions and usually in laboratory settings
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2. What is a Matched Pairs Design?

  • Performance of participants in one condition compared with other particioants performance in a different condition
  • Participants in each condition matched to each other on set variables (e.g. age, sex etc)
  • Performance of participants in one condition compared with their performance in a different condition

3. What is an Operationalised Hypothesis?

  • A hypothesis which shows how variables are going to be tested, by describing them
  • A hypothesis which states there will be no effect of the IV on the DV
  • A hypothesis which states there is some kind of difference between two events
  • A hypothesis which predicts the direction in which results are expected to occur
  • A hypothesis which predicts the effect of the IV on the DV

4. What is an Independent Measures Design?

  • Performance of participants in one condition compared with their performance in a different condition
  • Performance of participants in one condition compared with other particioants performance in a different condition
  • Participants in each condition matched to each other on set variables (e.g. age, sex etc)

5. What is a Repeated Measures Design?

  • Participants in each condition matched to each other on set variables (e.g. age, sex etc)
  • Performance of participants in one condition compared with their performance in a different condition
  • Performance of participants in one condition compared with other particioants performance in a different condition

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