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  • Created on: 17-09-14 13:38

1. A field experiment is an experiment that is what?

  • Set up and in a natural setting
  • Set up but in an artifical setting
  • Natural experiment in an artifical setting
  • Natural experiment in a natural setting.
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2. What is a strentgh of qualitative date and a weakness of quantative data>

  • qualitative data provides less in depth reasons behind behaviopur rather than just providing the statistsics of the behavhiour.
  • Qualitative data can be broken down into quanatative data.
  • Quanatative date can be broken down into qualitative data
  • Qualitative data is easier to replicate than quanative data.

3. How could operationalize the variable in the previous question?

  • By saying you would test word recall after the people had just had a day off
  • By saying you would test whever word recall in 1 minute improved if you had been studying for 30 minutes prior the test or had done no study
  • By saying you test different age groups
  • Byt saying you would test recall just after the students had had a test.

4. Two of the types of experimental design are independent groups and matched pairs. What is the final type?

  • two comparable participants
  • Repeated measures
  • Repeated
  • Rapeated Measures

5. What is one strength of lab experiments and a weakness of field experiments

  • In a lab you have less control over sitational variables those meaning you results are more representative than in a field where you have little control over sitational variables.
  • In a field you have little control over the situational variables so your results may be signifcantly affected and not be represenative due to this effect., where as in al ab this cant happen do to higher levels of control over SV's.
  • in a lab you have more control over situational variables so high levels of precision are achieved, where as precision levels are lower in a field experiment.
  • In afield experiment you have more control over situational variables so higher precision levels than a lab where you have less control.

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