Psychology Research Methods

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Any variable that varies systematically with the IV
Confounding variable
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Ensuring that variables are in a form that can be easily tested
operationalise
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The degree to which a research finding can be generalised
external validity
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Any hypothesis except the null hypothesis
alternative hypothesis
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The assumption of no relationship
null hypothesis
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A kind of quasi experiment
difference studies
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Participants aware of the aim of a study
demand characteristics
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A systematic distortion
Bias
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Group of people researcher is interested in
Target population
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Source material from which a sample is drawn
sampling frame
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a method of dealing with lack of valid consent or deception
presumptive consent
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When a participant is unaware they are being observed
covert observation
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Question with pre determined answers
closed questions
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consistency
reliability
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extent to which a measure varies from one occasion to another
external reliability
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a non-linear relationship between co-variables
curvilinear correlation
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data are in separate categories
nominal data
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info collected or observed directly from first-hand experience
primary data
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the number produced after applying an inferential test formula
observed value
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