Chapter 1 Terms

Chapter 1 Terms - SocialPsychology10thed.DavidG.Myers...

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Social Psychology 10 th  ed.  David G. Myers CHAPTER 1 TERMS Correlational research (19)  - The study of the naturally occurring relationships among  variables. Culture (11) -  The enduring behaviors, ideas, attitudes, and traditions shared by a large  group of people and transmitted from one generation to the next. Debriefing (28)  - In social psychology, the post-experimental explanation of a study to  its participants. Debriefing usually discloses any deception and often queries  participants regarding their understandings and feelings. Deception (27)  - In research, an effect by which participants are misinformed or misled  about the study's methods and purposes. Demand characteristics (28)  -  Cues in an experiment that tell the participant what  behavior is expected.  To minimize such demand characteristics, experimenters  typically standardize their instructions or even use a computer to present them. Dependent variable (26) - 
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