research methods

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what is an experimental design?
way of allocating participants to conditions in an experiment
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what are repeated measures?
when participant takes part in all conditions
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give 2 advantages of a repeated measures design
cuts out individual differences, need less participants
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disadvantage of repeated measures
order effects
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what are independent groups?
when participants are different fort each condition
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give an advantage
no order effects
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give a disadvantage
individual differences
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what is a sample?
group of people representative of target population
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what is a Random sample?
picking participants by chance (out of a hat)
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give an advantage
No bias- good cross section of people
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give a disadvantage
not always practical, especially with large population.
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what is opportunity sampling?
selecting people who are convenient for experiment.
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give an advantage
quick and easy
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give a disadvantage
tends to not be representative
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