PSY_200_Test_1_Guide_3

PSY_200_Test_1_Guide_3 - control. Positive Correlation: As...

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Experimenter Bias: The tendency of an experimenter to distort or misperceive the results of an experiment based on the expected outcome. Blind Observer: An observer who can record data without knowing what the researcher has predicted. Blind Experiment: Either the observer or the participant or both are unaware of which participants received which treatments. Naturalistic Observation: Careful examination of what many people or nonhuman animals do under natural conditions. Causality can NOT be inferred from observational data. Correlation: Measure of the relationship between two variables, which are both outside the investigators
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Unformatted text preview: control. Positive Correlation: As one variable increases or decreases the other variable does as well. Negative Correlation: As one variable increases or decreases the other variable does the opposite. Causality can NOT be inferred from correlational data. Case History/Study: The in-depth study of one person. Causality can NOT be inferred form case historys/studies. Ethical Guidelines: 1. Voluntary participation 2. Informed consent 3. Retraction of consent 4. Physical and psychological harm 5. Deception 6. Debriefing...
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