Lecture 2

Lecture 2 - D. Correlational (Nonexperimental) Methods 1....

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1 Outline 2: Methods 2 6. Potential Limitations of Laboratory Experiments a. External Validity 1. representativeness of subjects a) random assignment vs. random selection 2. adequacy of operationalizations - construct validity a) manipulation check 3. basic nature of lab settings a) artificial 1) mundane realism b) reactivity - evaluation apprehension 1) experimental realism 2) unobtrusive measures 7. Summary of Ways to Increase Generalizability C. Experimental Design (Field Settings) 2. Advantages of Field Experiment 3. Disadvantages
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Unformatted text preview: D. Correlational (Nonexperimental) Methods 1. General Points a. why do we need them? b. synonymous terms: subject variable = organismic variable = nonexperimental variable = nonmanipulated independent variable (versus manipuation = experimental variable/factor = independent variable (IV) = treatment condition) c. correlation is not causation 2. Archival Methods a. Phillips studies b. Advantages c. Disadvantages 3. Survey Methods a. Representativeness of sample b. Advantages c. Disadvantages 4. Methods Conclusions...
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