Methods - key terms

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Behaviour is studied in a natural setting & everything has been left as it normally is
Naturalistic observation
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Categories made up when completing an observation
Behavioural Categories
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How can conclusions be drawn from material by analysis
Content Analysis
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Study of an individual, institution or event
Case Study
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High control over variables and usually takes place within a Lab
Lab Experiment
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Carried out in natural environment but Independent Variable is still manipulated
Field Experiment
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Change of the Independent variable occurs naturally and means effect of the IV can be studied where it would be unethical to manipulate it deliberately.
Natural Experiment
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Researcher uses people who are most easily available to them
Opportunity Sample
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Participants opt into the study
Volunteer sample
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All members of target population have an equal chance of being selected
Random Sampling
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The way in which the researcher allocates the conditions to their participants
Experimental Design
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All participants take part in both conditions but different orders
Repeated Measures Design
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2 different groups so different people take part in the 2 conditions
Independent Groups Design
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One group recruited & then other participants are found to closely match each of the particpants
Matched Participants Design
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Quantitative data is ...
Numbers
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Qualitative data is ...
Words
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