Research Methods

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Variable
Measurable characteristic or value
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Independent variable
what the researcher manipulates
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Dependent variable
what the researcher measures
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extraneous variables
other things that could influence results e.g environment
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confounding variables
varies systematically with IV. alternate IV
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internal validity
extent that study can rule out alternate explanations
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external validity
how far findings can be generalized to settings (ecological) people (population) and across time (historical)
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mundane realism
mirrors real world
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demand characteristics
make p's aware of aims of study or helps p's figure out what the researcher is expecting to find
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investiagor effects
effects on p's that were not intended. direct (researcher interacting with P) and indirect (result of research design)
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what the researcher manipulates

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Independent variable

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what the researcher measures

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other things that could influence results e.g environment

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varies systematically with IV. alternate IV

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