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PSYC 217 Chapter Notes - Chapter 14: Internal Validity
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GENERALIZING RESULTS Objectives Discuss issues created by generalizing research results to other populations, including potential problems of relying on university students as research participants. Discuss issues to con...

Psychology
PSYC 217
Catherine Rawn
PSYC 217 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Face Validity, Content Validity, Impulsivity
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Objectives: 1. Define reliability of a measure of behaviour and describe the difference between test retest, internal consistency, and interrater reliability 2. Compare and contrast reliability and validity 3. Describe how...

Psychology
PSYC 217
Catherine Rawn
PSYC 217 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1-3: Face Validity, Convergent Validity, Content Validity
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Three Things to Integrate into Research 1. Intuition 2. Authority 3. Scientific Skepticism Goals of Scientific Research in Psych describe behaviour predict behaviour determine causes of behaviour understandexplain beha...

Psychology
PSYC 217
Catherine Rawn
PSYC 217 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Standard Deviation, Normal Distribution, Central Tendency

Graphing Frequency Distributions Pie charts Divides a circle into slices that represent relative percentages Bar graphs Use separate bars for each piece of info (qualitative & discrete) Histograms ...

Psychology
PSYC 217
Benjamin Cheung
PSYC 217 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Experiment, Analysis Of Variance, Repeated Measures Design

Complex Experimental Designs IV can have 2+ levels o If theres 1 IV with 2 levels, use t test o If 2+ IV have 2+ levels, use analysis of variance (ANOVA) o If IV has 3+ levels, you can...

Psychology
PSYC 217
Benjamin Cheung
PSYC 217 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Needs Assessment, Program Evaluation, Repeated Measures Design

Single Case Experimental Designs Small N Designs Purpose Evaluates effect on IV on few participants Pro/con Pro: good for generating hypothesis Con: lack generaliza...

Psychology
PSYC 217
Benjamin Cheung
PSYC 217 Chapter 13: Inferential Statistics

Inferential Statistics Using samples to make inferences about populations Is the effect found a result of random chance or the true effect of a population? o Random chance is the most parsimonious alternative explanation S...

Psychology
PSYC 217
Benjamin Cheung
PSYC 217 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Demand Characteristics, Social Experiment

Ethics Review Process Purpose Required for professional accreditation Ensures ethical standards Takes the perspective of trusting participant Basis of Ethical Codes (Principles of TCPS)...

Psychology
PSYC 217
Benjamin Cheung
PSYC 217 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Consistency, Carbon-13 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Testability

Ways of Knowing Scientific Non-scientific Intuition: unquestioning acceptance of own judgment o Pro: Fast & easy access to knowledge Allows us to communicate value...

Psychology
PSYC 217
Benjamin Cheung
PSYC 217 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Operational Definition, Operationalization, Essentialism

Introduction to Basic Research Design Variables Any event, situation, behavior, or characteristic that can take 1+ values o e.g. effects of sleep on memory (sleep & memory are variables) Have 2+ le...

Psychology
PSYC 217
Benjamin Cheung
PSYC 217 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Eye Tracking, Cortisol, Observer-Expectancy Effect

Considerations when Measuring Variables (IV) Strength of manipulation IV should be strong enough to maximize the difference between groups (IV) Manipulation checks Measures the quantitative effectiveness of...

Psychology
PSYC 217
Benjamin Cheung
PSYC 217 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Longitudinal Study, Likert Scale, Response Bias

Survey Research Questionnaires/interviews that measure aspects of human thought & behavior o e.g. personality, preferences, mood, demographics Longitudinal study (i.e. panel study) When the same p...

Psychology
PSYC 217
Benjamin Cheung
PSYC 217 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Pearson Product-Moment Correlation Coefficient, Intraclass Correlation, Content Validity

Principles of Measurements Qualitative data Nominal scales: most basic way of assessing peoples responses Quantitative data Ordinal scales: characteristics of nominal Interval scales: characteristics...

Psychology
PSYC 217
Benjamin Cheung
PSYC 217 Chapter 2: Where to Start

Sources of Questions Common assumptions Questioning common sense o e.g. do opposites really attract? Observation of the world Observing personal & social events o e.g. why do apples flo...

Psychology
PSYC 217
Benjamin Cheung
PSYC 217 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Repeated Measures Design, Random Assignment, Latin Square

Confounding & Internal Validity Variables are kept constant thru experimental control & random assignment Steps for any experimental design 1. Obtain 2 equivalent groups of participants o Independent...

Psychology
PSYC 217
Benjamin Cheung

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