Key Words

Key terminology used for psychological investigations.

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  • Created on: 10-01-12 07:39
What is objectivity?
Something that is based on fact, without bias or opinion
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Define Hypothesis.
A testable prediction/statement of what you believe to be true
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What is the Independent Variable?
A feature of the experiment that is manipulated by the experimenter
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What is the Dependent Variable?
A feature of the experiment which is measured by the experimenter
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What is Quantative data?
Numerical data
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What is Qualitative data?
Descriptions and words
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Define Realiability in one word
Consistency
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Define Validity in one word
Accuracy
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Participants trying to guess what the study is about to change their behaviour leads to...
Demand Characteristics
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If two or more observers were observing the same behaviour but recorded to different behaviours your observation would have...
Low Inter-rater Reliability
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What is Ethnocentric?
Believing one group is superior to another
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What is a Pilot Study?
A smaller scale study conducted prior to research
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