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1. Why was there a second procedure?

  • Done to check the of the first experiment
  • Done to check the reliability of the first experiment
  • Done to check the validity of the first experiment
  • Done to check the ethics of the first experiment
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2. What were the 5 objects the man came in with?

  • Scissors, hand gun, wallet, a toy and nothing
  • Scissors, hand gun, chicken, a knife and nothing
  • Scissors, Hand gun, Wallet, Chicken and Nothing
  • Scissors, machine gun, cheese, a dog and nothing

3. The DV?

  • The length of the video
  • The level of recall for the knife and chicken
  • The level of recall in each scenario, depending on the item the man held being threatening or unusual
  • The number of participants

4. One strength?

  • It was conducted in 1998
  • The researchers wanted to test threat and unusualness, but it is unlikely that participants watching a video tape felt any threat.
  • There was a lot of control over extraneous variables, this improves experimental validity and reliability
  • The participants conducted a filler talk

5. What was the conclusion for the 2nd procedure?

  • The findings are essentially identical to the 1st experiment, the sunglasses and being empty handed were unusual in the context of an electrical repair shop and produced the poorest level of recall.
  • The findings are essentially identical to the 1st experiment, the doughboy and knife were unusual in the context of an electrical repair shop and produced the poorest level of recall.
  • The findings are essentially opposite to the 1st experiment, the doughboy and knife were unusual in the context of an electrical repair shop and produced the best level of recall.
  • The findings are essentially identical to the 1st experiment, the doughboy and knife were unusual in the context of an machine repair shop and produced the poorest level of recall.

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