Research Methods Key Words

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1. What is "Inter-rater Reliability"?

  • the degree of agreement between different observations
  • how well the observers observe the study
  • how the findings match in comparison with different observers
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2. What is meant by "Experimenter Realism"?

  • the degree to which results reflect realistic behaviour
  • the degree to which results are true
  • the degree to how realistic the experimenter makes the study

3. What is a "Peer Review"?

  • the scrutiny of research by independent experts
  • when you ask everyday people to review your study
  • when an expert scrutinises the researchers study

4. What does "Ecological Validity" mean?

  • how valid the natural experiment is
  • the degree to which the findings can be generalised to other situations
  • how eco-friendly a researchers study is

5. What is meant be "Level of Significance"?

  • the percentage of how significant the study is
  • the level of which the null hypothesis is accepted or rejected
  • the level of what a study is classed as "significant"


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