Chapter 2 Terms

Chapter 2 Terms - Chapter 2 Terms Case Study- method;...

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Chapter 2 Terms Case Study - method; involves intensive examination of one person Central tendency - a measure; represents typical behavior of a group as a whole Confound - anything that affects a dependent variable that may unintentionally vary b/t the different experimental conditions of a study Correlation- statistical procedure; b/t +1 and -1 that indicates the strength/direction of the relation b/t 2 variables Correlational study- method; how variables are naturally related to the real world, w/o any attempt by the researcher to alter them Dependent variable- the measure that is affected by manipulation of ind. variable Descriptive study- method; observing/noting behavior of ppl/animals in order to provide Electrophysiology- method; data collection, measures electrical activity in the brain Experimenter expectancy effect- actual change in behavior of ppl/animals due to observer bias Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)-
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