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Kristi Meyer
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Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology
Elizabeth Flandeau

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Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology
Elizabeth Flandeau
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Kristi Meyer on Thursday September 10, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to 13456 at Grand Valley State University taught by Elizabeth Flandeau in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 27 views. For similar materials see Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology in Psychlogy at Grand Valley State University.


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Date Created: 09/10/15
Week 2 of Psvch 300 Overview of what we did in class 0 We only had one day of class this week due to labor day break 0 Gold Standard Research randomized 0 Random sample from the population 0 Random assignment to treatment condition placebo control group Placebo Controlled 0 An experimental controlled placebo controlled Double Blinded o Experimenter and subject are Blinded to the experiment condition Quantitative 0 Something that is measure In class activitv 0 Does chewing 5 pieces of nicotine gum per day cause increased discoloration in teeth 0 DV Placebo gum 0 IV Nicotine gum 0 Treatment 0 Group 1 is given the placebo gum 0 Group 2 is given the nicotine gum 0 Control placebo Condition 0 Operational definition have before and after photos to show discoloration o Mediating variable nicotine causes people to increase their coffee intake which causes more discoloration o Moderating variable nicotine gum no brushing horrible discoloration nicotine gum brushing no discoloration placebo gum no brushing mild discoloration Goal of experimented quantitative research is to find a cause and effect Advantages of experimentation 0 Casual inference 0 Casual description identify cause of manipulation in independent variable 0 Casual explanation explain how independent variable causes the dependent variable Disadvantage to an experiment 0 Does not test nonmanipulated variables Experimental research settings 0 Field experiment 0 Lab 0 Internet Time frame of Research Cross Sectional 0 Short period of time ie went to a doctors office that treats lung caner and got history of patients and made a conclusion Longitudinal Study over a period of time ie watch smokers and non smokers over a period of time at the end of the period of time take measurement s of who developed lung cancer and who did not Tests table 23 in the textbook lists strength and weakness of different tests


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