indv101 main pg midterm

indv101 main pg midterm - The primary hypothesis of this...

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The primary hypothesis of this study was that the perception of words would shift differently depending on the context when they were presented; the context was either in a noisy environment or a quiet background. The outcome that the researchers predicted was that the participants would be more likely to choose the word “say" when it was quiet, but when there would be noise in the background the participants would be more probable to choose the word "stay.” The outcome of this experiment was correct. This research was important because it will increase knowledge of hearing, learning, and speech perception. The studies that were conducted are going to create a foundation to future research investigation disorders of hearing and speech perception. Method Participants Fifty adults were expected to participate in the research. The participants were between the ages of eighteen to seventy years old (mostly were young students). These participants were in college. The way that they were chosen was by them voluntarily signing up for the experiment online. Many of these students were in a psychology class. Procedure Before the experiment was conducted the researcher explained to the participants that they were going to put headphones on to be able to hear the speech from the computer. Then
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course INDV 101 taught by Professor Walker during the Spring '07 term at Arizona.

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