PSYB01H3 Chapter 4: Chapter 4 Textbook Notes

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Variables: variable: event, situation, behaviour, or individual characteristic that varies, e. g. gender, within each variable there are different levels or values, e. g. male or female. 4 categories of variables: situational variable characteristics of situation or environment. e. g. length of words in book: response responses or behaviour of ppl. e. g. reaction time: participant / subject individual differences. e. g. gender: mediating variables variable btw sit. var and response i. e. determines response var and response i. e. determines response e. g. diffusion of responsibility - helping less likely when there are more bystanders. Number of bystanders diffusion of responsibility helping behaviour. Operat ional def i n i t ions of variables variables can be abstract so need operational definition, concrete: operational definition: def of var in terms of operations or techniques used to measure/manipulate. Relatinships between variables: variables can be numeric or categorical, relationships between variables: positive linear, negative linear, curvilinear, no relationship.

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