You will have 5 minutes to write down as many of the 30 words from the previous task as possible,
please wait for the researcher to start the time before beginning.
Demographic gender female
Semantic Task 1
Please rate the following words on pleasantness from a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being most pleasant
and 1 being least pleasant. You will have 10 minutes to complete the task, please wait for the
researcher to start
Structural Task 1
Please circle yes if the word contains an E or a G. If the word does not contain either of these letters
circle no. The words
1) Yes / No
29) Yes / No
2) Yes / No
30) Yes / No
3) Yes / No
4) Yes / No
5) Yes / No
6) Yes / No
7) Yes / No
Grading Sample IA
The study replicated is clearly
identified and relevant details
of the study are explained.
The aim of the students
study is clearly stated.
The independent variable and
BLOA Empirical Studies Checklist
Complete the table to ensure that you have one or two studies for all possible
SAQs and ERQs. You can use the same studies again and again. Davidson
(2004) has been cited as an example
Control group Worksheet Task 1
You now have 10 minutes to memorize the following list of words. You may begin when the
researcher starts the time.
Bartlett (1932) War of the Ghost
Clive Wearing Sacks (2007)
Bartlett aimed to determine how social and
cultural factors influence schemas and hence
can lead to memory distortions.
Participants used were of an English
background. Were asked to read The War
Zimbard et al (1971)
To test the extent of conformity in a nonambiguous task
1 real subject among 7 confederates. They were
asked to judge which of the 3 lines on the right
corresponded to the line presented on the left
(in regards to length)
Rosenzweig and Bennett (1972)
Broca Tan (1861)
Proving that meditation can change brain
activity and how emotions are processed.
3 groups. Control, 10 volunteers trained
in meditation, and monks. All meditated.
Volunteers showed an increas