Loftus and Palmer

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How many experiments did this study consist of?
2
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What is an experiment?
When the independent variable is directly manipulated by the experimenter
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Where was this experiment carried out?
In a laboratory
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What is an independent groups design?
When the groups represent different levels of the IV
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How many participants were in group 1?
45
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How many participants were in group 2?
150
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How many clips were shown to participants in experiment 1?
7
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How long was each film from experiment 1?
5-30 seconds
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what were the clips from experiment 1 originally made for?
A driver safety film
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What did the participants recieve after each clip in experiment 1?
A questionnaire
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What were participants asked in the questionnaire from experiment 1?
To give an account of the accident they had just seen
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What was the critical question in experiment 1?
How far were the cars going when they (smashed/bumped/hit/collided/contacted) eachother?
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What unit were the participant answers from experiment 1 recorded in?
miles per hour
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What was the aim in experiment 2?
To investigate whether leading questions BIAS or ALTER a person's memory
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What were the participants shown in experiment 2?
A film of a multiple car crash
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How long did the actual accident last in experiment 2?
less than 4 seconds
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How many groups were the participants in experiment 2 divided in for the critical question?
3 groups - each of 50 people
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What critical question did group 1 get asked in experiment 2?
How fast were the cars going when they smashed into eachother?
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What critical question did group 2 get asked in experiment 2?
How fast were the cars going when hit eachother?
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Which of the groups in experiment 2 was the control group?
Group 3
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Were the control group in experiment 2 asked a question?
No
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How much time was in between part 1 and part 2 of experiment 2?
A week
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What was the critical question in part 2 of experiment 2?
Did you see any broken glass?
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