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3110 Chapter 2
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A testable prediction about the conditions under which an event will occur.
A specific procedure or measure that one uses to test a hypothesis.
An organized set of principles used to explain observed phenomena.
A technique that examines the extent to which two or more variables are associated with one another.
A research approach that involves the observation and systematic recording of a particular behavior.
A research approach that uses already recorded behavior.
A literature review that also analyses data from many different studies.
The extent to which two or more coders agree on ratings of a particular measure.
A particular type of self-report or survey data where participants report various experiences they have at regular time intervals.
A research approach that involves the manipulation of one or more independent variables and the measurement of one or more dependent variables.
The variable that is manipulated in experimental research.
The factor that is measured to see if it is affected by the independent variable.
A technique used in experimental research meaning every participant has an equal opportunity of being selected for any of the conditions in a particular experiment.
The degree to which one can validly draw conclusions about the effects of the independent variable on the dependent variable.
The features introduced into research setting that make people aware they are participating in a study.
Experimenter Expectancy Effects
A phenomenon in which an experimenter's expectations about the results of the study influence participants' behavior and thereby affect the results of the study.
The extent to which participants are engaged in a particular study and hence act in more spontaneous and natural ways.
The degree to which there can be reasonable confidence that the same results would be obtained for other people in other situations.
The extent to which the conditions of the study resemble places and events that exist in the real world.
Experiments that are conducted in natural settings.
A sample that reflects the characteristics of the population at large.
All participants must sign a form stating their deliberate, voluntary decision to participate in research.
False information given to participants in a research study.
A disclosure made to participants after research procedures are completed in which the researcher explains the purpose of the study, answers questions, attempts to resolve any negative feelings, and emphasizes the contributions of the research of science.
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