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PSYC 2030
Rebecca Jubis

The defining feature of Woodworths experimental method was the manipulation of a independent variableAn is a systematic research study in which the investigator directly varies some factor holding all other factors constant and observing the results of the variationexperimentis the factor of interest to the experimenter the one that is being studied to see if it will influence behaviorindependent variableindependent variable must have a minimum of levelstwoin a study where researcher is interested in the effects of marijuana dosage on reaction time the is the independent variable and the is the levelsamount of marijuana dosage 1 and dosage 2Experiments taking place in the field are calledfield experimentsis a broader term for any empirical research outside of the lab including both experimental studies and studies using non experimental methodsfield researchThree
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