290 Ch 10 - Exam 2 Results 8 points added to everyones scores High Score = 64\/60(106.7 A Average Score = 45.4(75.7 C Low Score = 18\/60(30 E Exam 2

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Exam 2 Results 8 points added to everyone’s scores High Score = 64/60 (106.7% A+) Average Score = 45.4 (75.7% C) Low Score = 18/60 (30% E)
Exam 2 Distribution 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 LETTER GRADES A B C D E
Research Methods Raps Statz Rap Due on Monday, November 24 by 11:00 am Group rap lyric (10 points) Individual evaluation (10 points) Extra credit audio/video (8 points)
© 2012 by W. W. Norton & Company Chapter 10 Introduction to Simple Experiments
Necessities Necessary to psychology experiments are an independent variable, dependent variable, and a: a. Placebo condition b. Control condition c. Comparison condition
I. Experiments: The Basics What is the main reason that researchers do experiments? a) To have a more valid study b) To make causal claims c) To generalize to more people d) To collect evidence in the real-world e) To be the most scientific
I. Experiments: The Basics A. Experimental variables B. How do experiments support causal statements?
A. Experimental Variables Independent Variables Dependent Variables Control Variables
Dependent Variable Which of the following is a dependent variable in Dr. Lonsbary’s study? A. Number of words on the list B. Number of groups participants were assigned to C. Time given to remember the words D. Time given to memorize the words E. Number of words remembered
Independent Variable Which of the following is an independent variable in Dr. Lonsbary’s study? A. Number of groups participants were assigned to B. Feeling happy C. Participant’s mood D. Type of card drawn E. None of the above

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