Methods lecture - Another Brief Quiz 8 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 4 0 1 6 0 M e n W o m e n M e n W o m e n Intelligence Left side Right side Remember this

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Unformatted text preview: Another Brief Quiz 8 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 4 0 1 6 0 M e n W o m e n M e n W o m e n Intelligence Left side Right side Remember this slide? Are these results from a correlational or an experimental study? Independent Measures • (Whatever you are doing to subjects in your experiment, which you hope will systematically affect their behavior). Some issues • Are you manipulating what you want to manipulate? – We intend to manipulate “monetary rewards” by handing out $50 prizes… but the subjects have already heard that at the end of the experiment we are going to ask for the money back… so no sense of actual reward. Some issues • Are you manipulating anything is addition to what you intend to manipulate (called confounds)? – We intend to manipulate “monetary rewards” by handing out $50 prizes… but we also end up manipulating gratitude, a sense of obligation, and suspiciousness, any of which could affect our dependent variable. Dependent Measures • (The things that you hope will be affected by whatever you are doing to subjects in your experiment). The (un)reliability of Measures Rating of own mood on scale: Bad___:___:___:___:___Good...
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2009 for the course PSY 240 taught by Professor Jones during the Fall '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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Methods lecture - Another Brief Quiz 8 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 4 0 1 6 0 M e n W o m e n M e n W o m e n Intelligence Left side Right side Remember this

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