9-17-08 - Psychology 206 Class Notes 9/17/08 For Friday:...

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Psychology 206 – Class Notes – 9/17/08 For Friday: Read chapter 5 Do exercise 8 Check “Gradebook” on SAKAI TODAY: Exercise 7 More from chapter 4 CHAPTER 5 – Last chapter dealing with Research Methods HAND-OUT WORKSHEET Some other things we should consider and “deal with” - Example/Comment 1. Choose the number of levels for each independent variable (and, thereby, the number of treatment conditions) a. Great experiment, but it’s not possible to do all by yourself with time constraints b. Prof. Rutledge would encourage you to pick a study where there is an appropriate number of independent variables and levels i. We want to see seniors conduct a research project that is doable. 2. Strong manipulation: a. This involves the operational definition of the independent variable b. You need to have strong enough manipulation so that you can accurately determine if there was a relationship or not. c.
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This note was uploaded on 06/03/2009 for the course PSYCH 206 taught by Professor Kenney-benson during the Fall '07 term at Allegheny.

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9-17-08 - Psychology 206 Class Notes 9/17/08 For Friday:...

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