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Chapter 14 Generalizing Results
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Samples College Students - may be  unrepresentative of the general  population.  Between the ages of 18-25, people  change a great deal.  College students often show  characteristics of late adolescence.  They also have high intelligence and  cognitive skills.
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Volunteers - tend to have higher education  levels, more in need of approval, and are  more socially outgoing.  Gender Considerations - selecting more  males or females (or a disproportionate  ratio of each) for a study can lead to biased  results.  Sex differences are confounds in many cognitive  tasks.
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Location of sample - results obtained  at one university may be different from  results obtained at another university.  This may be due to the fact that the 2  samples have different cultures, SES, or  education levels.
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Cultural Considerations increasingly diverse college  populations are leading to more  culturally diverse samples in research. The external validity of research is, 
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