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Unformatted text preview: controlled setting Correlation- associates factors together i.e. this happens often when this happens. Not causation Experiment- manipulating a factor to learn its effect i.e. fixing this causes change in this uses experimental and control groups, all of which have to be equitable confounding variables- unrelated factor that could be causing change advantage- shows causation, has standardization, useful for planning disadvantage- observer bias, placebo effect, not always appropriate-Ethics o Lots of research done on rats. o Guideline Obtained informed consent Stress must be temporary and justifiable Participant can terminate at any time Participant is confidential Fully explain research after o Monitored by American Psychological Association and Institutional Review Board...
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- Spring '12