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  • Created on: 17-03-18 15:21
Research method?
Lab experiment
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Experimental design?
Independent measures design
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I.V?
1). Reading the article in silent or noisy conditions 2) Testing under matching or mismatching conditions
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DV?
1). P’s performance on a short answer recall test 2). P’s performance on a multiple choice recall test
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Sample?
8 Psychology students experiments recruiting 5 acquaintances as participants = 39 p's in total (male + female) + x1 p's excluded (outlier)
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Materials?
1). own cassette player+headphones. , background noise 2). 16 multiple-choice questions 3). 10 short-answer questions
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Results?
1). Individual differences in reading time 2). Performance in short answer and MCQ was better in the matching conditions 3). Ps in groups spent roughly equal amounts of time studying the material
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Conclusions?
1). Context dependent effects are present regardless of the question type 2). Students are likely to perform better in exams if they revise in silence 3). No effect of noise–therefore better to revise in silence as that will be the exam environment.
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