Psychology unit 3 crossword

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A statement that will predict a difference or correlation in results
Alternate hypothesis
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A study on 1 person or a small group of people
Case study
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A question where answers are provided and you cannot add detail.
Closed question
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Keeping information private and not revealing names or personal details.
Confidentiality
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Whe you allow the participant to know they are in the study and the aim of the study.
Informed consent
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Where one variable affects the other and the results can be plotted on a line graph to show a ...
Correlation
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An observation where the participant doesn't know that they are being observed.
Covert observation
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What you do when you tell a participant what the study is.
Debrief
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What you do when lie to the participant or do not tell them the truth.
Decieve
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When participants change their behaviour after realising what the psychologist is trying to do.
Demand characteristics
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What you measure.
Dependent variable
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What the study has when it is in a real-life situation.
Ecological validity
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What the researcher has to take into account when protecting the participant's welfare.
Ethical consideration
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The bias when one theory is favoured over another and the experimenter sets up his study to prove this theory.
Experimenter bias
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A type of experiment that takes place in a natural environment.
Field experiment
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A design where different groups participate in different situations.
Independent groups design
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The variable you change.
Independent variable
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What a experiment has when more than 1 researcher agree on what they have found.
Inter-rater reliability
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Face to face questioning
interview
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An experiment where extraneous variables are controlled but there is an unrealistic setting.
Laboratory experiment
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What you find when you add results and divide them by how many there are.
Mean
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The middle result.
Median
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The most frequent result.
Mode
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A type of correlation where one variable negatively affects the other, as one increases the other decreases.
Negative correlation
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A statement that predicts no difference or correlation.
Null hypothesis
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A question where you can make your own answer with detail.
Open question
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A sampling method used because the participants are convenient and available.
Opportunity sample
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A type of observation where the participant is aware that they are being observed.
Overt observation
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A type of observation where the researcher joins in with the investigation.
Participant observation
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A correlation where one variable positively affects the other, as one increases, so does the other.
Positive correlation
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A type of data that consists of beliefs and thoughts, it cannot be plotted in a graph.
qualitative data
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A type of data that is numerical and can be plotted in a graph.
Quantitative data
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A research method where a set of questions have to be filled in.
Questionnaire
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A sampling method where everyone in the target population has an equal chance of being picked.
Random sampling
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What a experiment has when it shows consistenct and can be repeated with the same results.
Reliability
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A type of design where all the participants do every activity.
Repeated measures design
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What a sample is when the smaller group reflects the larger group.
Representative sample
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An ethical consideration where you allow the participant to know that they can leave at any time or even shut the experiment down.
Right to withdraw
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What the participant displays when they say what they think society or the researcher wants to hear.
Social desirability
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A type of interview that has set questions.
Structured interview
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A type of interview where the questions can change depending on the participants answers.
Unstructured interview
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What your experiment has when it reflects the truth.
Validity
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What affects the research when you use a repeated measures design.
Individual differences
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A study on 1 person or a small group of people

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Keeping information private and not revealing names or personal details.

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Whe you allow the participant to know they are in the study and the aim of the study.

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