Research Methods Key Words

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

  • the level of which the null hypothesis is accepted or rejected
  • the level of what a study is classed as "significant"
  • the percentage of how significant the study is
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2. What is "Experimenter Bias"?

  • the tendency of experimenters to find what they expect of want to show
  • when experimenters are biased towards the sample
  • when experimenters are telling the participants what to do and how to act

3. What is "Empiricism"?

  • a view which suggests that experience does not effect the development of knowledge
  • a view which suggests that experience is central to the development of knowledge
  • a view which suggests that mathematical data is essential

4. What does "Replicability" mean?

  • the ability for a procedure or findings to be reproduced
  • the ability to copy a study
  • the ability of a study to be analysed

5. 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

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