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Unformatted text preview: Name _____________________________________ Assignment (circle, as instructed): Date Due __________________________________ problems 1 2 3 4 5 6 ALL Factorial Designs Exercise I (36 points) Instruction: Identify the following designs and manipulated variables. If the design is a mixed design, identify the correlational variable(s). If the design is a repeated measures, indicate which factor is repeated. Design 1 (6 points) College sophomores were given a short course in speed reading. Three groups had courses lasting for 5, 15, or 25 sessions. At the conclusion of the course, participants were asked to read a paragraph, followed by a test of comprehension. Before taking the test, participants in each group were offered a money incentive - no money, $1, or $10 for a certain level of performance. The investigator collected the reading time and number of correct items on the comprehension test for each participant. 1. Name the design (e.g., 2 X 2 factorial): 2. Total number of conditions: ________ 3. Name(s) of the manipulated variable(s): 4. Is this an IV x SV design? ______ Yes ______ No Name(s) of the subject variable(s): 5. Is this a repeated measures design? _____ Yes _____ No Name(s) of the repeated variable(s): 6. Name of the dependent variables: Factorial Designs Exercise I (continued) Design 2 (6 points) Males participated in an experiment to investigate factors that influence their degree of sexual attraction toward women. Participants drank "cocktails" containing no alcohol, one ounce, two ounces, or three toward women....
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- Fall '11
- Experimental Psychology, researcher, total number, dependent variables, Repeated measures design, Factorial Designs, SV design