Research in psychology exam GCSE level

A quiz created to help you revise GCSE Psychology, in preparation for your exam.

pps is short for participants

  • Created by: Siena
  • Created on: 28-01-12 19:00
The researcher used an observation. One other method he could have used is an interview. Outline one weakness of the interview method.
Results may be hard to analyse, because they will be words from what has been said, rather than numbers which can be put into a graph.
1 of 7
Explain what is mean't by gender bias in research
This is when only one genders views and opinions are taken into account, a psychologist could say that males are more observant than females, just from his/her experiences with males
2 of 7
State what Inter-rater reliability means
When two or more researchers are consistent in, have the same results throughout a study, therefore they agree that the results are genuine
3 of 7
State one advantage of the repeated measures design
Using some participants for both experiments mean any differences are
4 of 7
State one advantage of the Independent groups design
Gets rid of the order effect
5 of 7
State a disadvantage of the repeated measures design
Participants can do better in the second trail as they may improve with practise (The ORDER EFFECT)
6 of 7
State one disadvantage of the Independent groups design
Differences recorded may be due to indivdual differences, not the independent variable
7 of 7

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

Explain what is mean't by gender bias in research

Back

This is when only one genders views and opinions are taken into account, a psychologist could say that males are more observant than females, just from his/her experiences with males

Card 3

Front

State what Inter-rater reliability means

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

State one advantage of the repeated measures design

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

State one advantage of the Independent groups design

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Psychology resources:

See all Psychology resources »See all Research methods and ethics resources »