Methodology of Bennett-Levy and Marteau

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In terms of reliability, B-L's study was...
STRONG- standardised procedure- easily repeated. Both groups used the same 29 animals in the questionnaires. Everyone in group 1 used the same scale to value fear and avoidance and this was the same in Q2 for the 4 other characteristics
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In terms of validity, B-L's study was...
WEAK- pps could've easily lied in the questionnaire- limits validity- does not paint a true picture of real life.
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In terms of sampling, B-L's study was...
PROBLEMATIC- Not representative (only British health centre)- large sample 113 generalisations easy- no gender bias
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In terms of data, B-L's study was...
STRONG- lots of quantitative (comparisons of fear between animals i.e. rat (2.08) and cat (1.03) and qualitative what does fear mean? depth and detail
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In terms of ethics, B-L's study was...
STRONG- no deception- didn't use people with phobias- protected from psychological harm
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