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Research

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 2310
Professor
Anneke Olthof
Semester
Fall

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ndSeptember 22 2011Evaluating Research Error from the experimenterBias 3 ways the bias can occurintentional wish fulfillmentresearcher wants and expects so much for the findingand accidental and inadvertentDoubleblind procedure neither the experimenter or the subject know which group theyre in Error from the ParticipantsSampling biassample is made up of people who are different from the general population ie geniuss Can control this through random sampling and random assignmentPlacebo effect participants expectations or how the treatment should affect them causes them to act differentlyIe if someone gave you an aspirin for a headache and your headache went away and you told them it was just a sugar pill the participant believed it will work and it did Distortions in selfreport dataquestionnaire response setanswer has nothing
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