3600pp14 - Chapter 14: Generalizing Results Generalization...

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Chapter 14: Generalizing Results Generalization Can the results of our studies be generalized to other populations? to all females? to all males? to older people? to people in other cultures? To what populations can our results be generalized. Generalization as an interaction The effects of victim arrest record on attributions of responsibility for a male victim of rape Can We Generalize? Participant sample is too narrow Artificiality of the experiment Participant Concerns College students are the majority Still coping with late adolescence Still defining their identity High in the need for approval Two things to keep in mind 1. Criticisms of participants should have good reasons 2. Replication serves as a safeguard
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Volunteers 1. More highly educated 2. More social 3. Higher SES 4. Higher need for approval Location of Participants Cultural Considerations Socialization Individualism and Collectivism Measurement differences Likert scale biases
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course PSYCH 3600 taught by Professor Whatley during the Fall '11 term at Valdosta State University .

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3600pp14 - Chapter 14: Generalizing Results Generalization...

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