Homework 3 - Psych 300 Homework 3 Amanda Osborne May 30,...

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Psych 300 Amanda Osborne Homework 3 May 30, 2007 1. One reason that behavior might not return to the original baseline level after treatment is removed is because logically, the behavior may not change after treatment. An example is when skills are learned because an individual cannot “unlearn” a task (pg 223 in text). Another reason that the behavior level might not return to the original baseline measurement is because another variable is affecting the change in behavior (pg 223 in text). 2. The two possibilities that can explain why there are changes in behavior which have occurred before the treatment is introduced are: Either the treatment was very effective and caused the behavior to be seen in all situations or a factor other than the treatment caused the behavior to change (pg 226 in text) 3. a) One source of bias may be from the patient in his reporting bias. Because the procedure is very expensive, the patient may feel like he cannot afford to continue treatment and is saying that he is better in order
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course PSYCH 300 taught by Professor Myung during the Spring '07 term at Ohio State.

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Homework 3 - Psych 300 Homework 3 Amanda Osborne May 30,...

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