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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
- research o Research, Hindsight bias- look, bias Big problems, disadvantage- observer bias, Psych experimentation gathers