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PSY Chapter 4
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the lack of resources of some people in relation to those who have more
situations that are defined as real are real in their consequences
internal validity vs external validity
INTERNAL VALIDITY - The degree to which a researcher controls for and reduces the effects of extraneous variables than can affect study outcomes so that they represent true outcomes.
EXTERNAL VALIDITY - The degree to which results from an experiment can be generalized to other individuals beyond the study.
a factor other than the independent variable that might produce an effect in an experiment
Skews in an experiment that tell the participant what behavior is expected
the informal and unofficial aspects of culture that children are taught in school
lack of the usual social or ethical standards in an individual or group
Social oppression is interconnected (feminist tbeory).
the study of how accessibility of healthcare and disease are distributed throughout a society's population
A change in a subject's behavior caused simply by the awareness of being studied
the attempt by people to get others to see them as they want to be seen
Participants interpret what thAt experiment is a about and subconsciously respond that way
a definition that provides an objective description of how a variable is going to be measured and observed in a particular study
a prolonged and intensive observation of and participation in the life of a community
Phenomenological vs observational method
Self observation of phenobmenon by researcher
Vs research not manupulate any situation (naturalistic observations)
the characteristics of a population with respect to age, race, and gender.
mere exposure effect
the phenomenon that repeated exposure to novel stimuli increases liking of them
Tendency for positive impressions of a person and oroduct un one area to other area
For break-up to occur, there has to be an initial coupling. All of the following are factors in attraction another person EXCEPT:
A. the mere exposure effect. B. similarity. C. the halo effect. Correct Answer D. proximity. Your Answer
The findings of the study in the passage indicate that generally, break-ups are not catastrophes. However, in some cases, a person experiencing break-up experience severe levels of acute or even chronic stress. Which of the following are factors that may increase the stress response?
I. Moving to another location II. Losing a smartphone III. Local air pollution
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