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Psychology Lecture 3

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School
York University
Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 1010
Professor
Rebecca Jubis
Semester
Fall

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Lecture3 thSept 27Confounding Variable a variable that interferes with the results of the study It affects the DV so you dont know whether the effects are caused by the IV the confounding variable or bothRandom Assignment to the Groupsy By randomly assigning people to groups you are assuming that all individual difference variables are being evenly distributed among groups so that the groups are essentially the sameCorrelation Methody correlation the relationship between two variables y Theres no attempt to manipulate and control variables rather naturally occurring variations in both variables are measured to see if theyre relatedr or numbersnumbers strength of relationship Numbers on vary from 0 to 100 100 is perfect If you get athe values of both variables are changing
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