Observations

Naturalistic observation
A research method where the participants behaviour is studied in their natural environemtn
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Controlled observation
Participants behaviour is usually observed in a controlled environement (lab) where the researcher can manipulate the IV
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Overt observation
Researcher is open with participants about observing their behaviour. PPts know they are being studied.
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Covert observations
participants are unaware of the researcher and they are not aware that their behaviour is being observed.
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Participant observation
observer takes part in experiment but their status is not made aware of in other participants
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Non-participant observation
Researcher observes participant without participating in the experiment itself.
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Participants behaviour is usually observed in a controlled environement (lab) where the researcher can manipulate the IV

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Controlled observation

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Researcher is open with participants about observing their behaviour. PPts know they are being studied.

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participants are unaware of the researcher and they are not aware that their behaviour is being observed.

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observer takes part in experiment but their status is not made aware of in other participants

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