Through this experiment the independent variable is

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Unformatted text preview: the material, but instead of being required to go the bed at nine o’clock pm, they would have to stay up for most of the night and be required to go to bed at 4 o’clock the next morning, the morning of the test. The next day both groups would go in at nine am and take the same test. After the test the scores would be calculated, and than the results from the different groups would be compared to see if staying up late affected the ability of the participants to remember information. Through this experiment the independent variable is the amount of sleep that the experimental group receives compared to the controlled group, which is five hours less than that of the controlled group. The independent variable than leads to the dependent variable, which I believe will be the outcome of the experimental group scoring less than the controlled group due...
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2014 for the course PSY 1003 taught by Professor Apostle during the Fall '08 term at University of Minnesota Duluth.

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