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1. What does social desirability bias mean?

  • Results of experiment are biased because the experimenters' expectancies regarding performance of the participants on a particular task create an implicit demand for the participants to perform as expected
  • Can the findings from this particular study be applied to other settings/situations?
  • Does it seem to be true on the face of it?
  • A set of rules that psychologists must follow to ensure the safety of subjects and the reputation of the profession
  • The method used to chose subjects for an experiment
  • Actual numbers, or any other kinds of directly-observed data
  • Doing what you think the experimenter wants, or not doing what they want
  • Are they really measuring what they think they're measuring?
  • What people think other people want socially-meeting researchers needs or not
  • The process of converting concepts into specific observable behaviours that a researcher can measure
  • Whether what you are studying can be measured or described.
  • Type of reactivity in which individuals modify or improve an aspect of their behaviour in response to their awareness of being observed
  • If an investigation can be successfully repeated
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2. What does operationalisation mean?

  • The process of converting concepts into specific observable behaviours that a researcher can measure
  • What people think other people want socially-meeting researchers needs or not
  • Are they really measuring what they think they're measuring?
  • The method used to chose subjects for an experiment
  • Results of experiment are biased because the experimenters' expectancies regarding performance of the participants on a particular task create an implicit demand for the participants to perform as expected
  • A set of rules that psychologists must follow to ensure the safety of subjects and the reputation of the profession
  • Does it seem to be true on the face of it?
  • Can the findings from this particular study be applied to other settings/situations?
  • If an investigation can be successfully repeated
  • Doing what you think the experimenter wants, or not doing what they want
  • Type of reactivity in which individuals modify or improve an aspect of their behaviour in response to their awareness of being observed

3. What does internal validity mean?

  • Actual numbers, or any other kinds of directly-observed data
  • A set of rules that psychologists must follow to ensure the safety of subjects and the reputation of the profession
  • Results of experiment are biased because the experimenters' expectancies regarding performance of the participants on a particular task create an implicit demand for the participants to perform as expected
  • Can the findings from this particular study be applied to other settings/situations?
  • What people think other people want socially-meeting researchers needs or not
  • Type of reactivity in which individuals modify or improve an aspect of their behaviour in response to their awareness of being observed
  • Does it seem to be true on the face of it?
  • Whether what you are studying can be measured or described.
  • If an investigation can be successfully repeated
  • The process of converting concepts into specific observable behaviours that a researcher can measure
  • Are they really measuring what they think they're measuring?
  • The method used to chose subjects for an experiment
  • Doing what you think the experimenter wants, or not doing what they want

4. What does Hawthorne effect (observer effect) mean?

  • Doing what you think the experimenter wants, or not doing what they want
  • The method used to chose subjects for an experiment
  • Type of reactivity in which individuals modify or improve an aspect of their behaviour in response to their awareness of being observed
  • What people think other people want socially-meeting researchers needs or not
  • Are they really measuring what they think they're measuring?
  • Whether what you are studying can be measured or described.
  • Does it seem to be true on the face of it?
  • Actual numbers, or any other kinds of directly-observed data
  • A set of rules that psychologists must follow to ensure the safety of subjects and the reputation of the profession
  • Actual numbers, or any other kinds of directly-observed data
  • Type of reactivity in which individuals modify or improve an aspect of their behaviour in response to their awareness of being observed
  • Results of experiment are biased because the experimenters' expectancies regarding performance of the participants on a particular task create an implicit demand for the participants to perform as expected
  • Can the findings from this particular study be applied to other settings/situations?
  • The process of converting concepts into specific observable behaviours that a researcher can measure
  • If an investigation can be successfully repeated

5. What does external validity mean?

  • A set of rules that psychologists must follow to ensure the safety of subjects and the reputation of the profession
  • Are they really measuring what they think they're measuring?
  • Can the findings from this particular study be applied to other settings/situations?
  • Results of experiment are biased because the experimenters' expectancies regarding performance of the participants on a particular task create an implicit demand for the participants to perform as expected
  • If an investigation can be successfully repeated
  • The method used to chose subjects for an experiment
  • Does it seem to be true on the face of it?
  • What people think other people want socially-meeting researchers needs or not
  • The process of converting concepts into specific observable behaviours that a researcher can measure
  • Results of experiment are biased because the experimenters' expectancies regarding performance of the participants on a particular task create an implicit demand for the participants to perform as expected
  • Doing what you think the experimenter wants, or not doing what they want
  • Actual numbers, or any other kinds of directly-observed data
  • Are they really measuring what they think they're measuring?
  • Whether what you are studying can be measured or described.
  • Type of reactivity in which individuals modify or improve an aspect of their behaviour in response to their awareness of being observed

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