Research Methods: key facts you need to know

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1. What is the term used to describe a participant who gives false answers so that they will be seen in a positive light?

  • social desirability bias.
  • demand characteristics
  • order effects
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2. What should you NOT include in a questionairre?

  • ambiguious questions
  • easy questions
  • lie detection questions

3. What is the 'independent' variable?

  • a variable that should be controlled.
  • variable manipulated/changed by the researcher.
  • a variable measured by the experimenter.

4. What is the average size of a sample taken from a target population?

  • 40
  • 30
  • 10
  • 20

5. What procedure would you use to conceal the participant from the condition they are in?

  • single blind
  • double blind
  • blind


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