Griffiths

Griffiths AS core study for OCR specification

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What was the independent variable in this study?
regular or non regular gamblers and thinking aloud and not thinking aloud groups
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What was the aim of the study?
to investigate cognitive bias involved in gambling behaviour.
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How many hypothesis did Griffith's make?
4
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What was the definition of a regular gambler?
gambled at least once a week
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What was the definition of a non regular gambler?
Must have gambled at least once before and no more than once a month
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In the regular gamblers group how many males and how many females were there?
29 males and 1 female
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In the non regular gamblers group how many males and females were there?
15 males and 15 females
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How much money were both groups given to play on the fruit machines and how many free gambles did it give them?
£3 and 30 free gambles
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In what time did the experimenter (Griffiths) transcribe the thinking aloud verbalisations?
24 hours
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Is personification of the fruit machine a rational or irrational verbalisation?
Irrational
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