Psychology 2800E Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Internal Consistency, Face Validity, Content Validity

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Variable- some aspect of a testing condition that can change or take on different characteristics with different conditions. Dependent variable- a measure of the subject"s behaviour that re ects the independent variable"s effects. Independent variable- the condition manipulated or selected by the experimenter to determine its effect on behaviour. Frequency- the number of times a behaviour is performed. Rate- the number of times that a behaviour is performed relative to time. Duration- the amount of time a behaviour lasts. Latency- the amount of time btwn an instruction and when the behaviour is actually performed. Topography- the shape or style of the behaviour. Force- the intensity or strength of a behaviour. Locus- where the behaviour occurs in the environment. Levels- the different values of an independent variable. Variable of interest- a variable for which its role is the cause and effect of an observed relationship is not clear.

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