Research II - Research II Experimental Designs 1. 2....

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Research II Experimental Designs 1. 2. Chocolate consumption has an effect on memory? Hypothesis As the amount of chocolate increases, so does memory capacity Eat chocolate/remember more Basics to experimental design Independent variable (IV) Dependent variable (DV) Dr. Camillus believes that the more money something costs has an effect on the way that people value that something. Independent variable (IV) What you Dependent variable (DV)
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What you Important issue: Sampling Population: Sample: Representative sample – Random Selection: If the sample is not random, Random Assignment: Allows us to get rid of individual differences Random Assignment to Groups Experimental Control (baseline)
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Confounding variable (flaws) Placebo – Placebo Effect: Based on the simple belief that one is receiving treatment Nocebo – Reaction to Placebo Blind study-
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2010 for the course PSYCHOLGOY 100 taught by Professor Currence during the Winter '09 term at Ohio State.

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