Experimental_Design_10-2.07.11

Experimental_Design_10-2.07.11 - ExperimentalDesign PSY250...

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PSY 250 Experimental Design
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Variables Independent variable = the variable that we  manipulate  Dependent variable = the outcome variable on which  the independent variable is thought to have an effect _____________________= a variable that varies  along with the independent variable,  making it  impossible to determine which had an effect on the  dependent variable Eliminating confounding variables helps to ensure  _____________, or the degree to which changes in  the DV occurred as a result of the manipulation
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Intro to Experimental Design
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Basic Experimental Design Experimental design involves making a comparison  between a treatment group that gets a manipulation  and a control group.  The treatment and control groups should be  equivalent,  except for the manipulation.  In a ____________, participants are randomly  assigned to the different conditions (levels of the  independent variable).
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