Demonstrate Effects of Expectation

Demonstrate Effects of Expectation - Inject the new pain...

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PsychInquiry CD Activity name: Demonstrate Effects of Expectation Student’s name: Instructions: Complete this worksheet and hand it in to your instructor. Questions 1. Would the following suggestions help control for the effects of expectation? Fill in the table below. Would these suggestions be helpful in controlling for expectancy effects? Helpful Not Helpful Divide the participants into two groups (an experimental group and a control group) at random. Ask participants to volunteer to be in the experimental group or the control group. Inject the new pain medication into all participants.
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Unformatted text preview: Inject the new pain medication into participants in the experimental group and give the control group aspirin tablets. Infect the new pain medication into participants in the experimental group, and inject a saline solution into participants in the control group. So that there is no confusion, inform participants as to whether theyre in the experimental group or the control group. 2. According to Dr. David Spiegel, how might expectancy effects play a role in cancer recovery?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2012 for the course PSY 100 taught by Professor Farthing during the Winter '08 term at University of Maine Orono .

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