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1

What is a strength associated with lab experiments?

replicability

2

What is the variable that we measure?

dependent

3

What is done to remove order-effects in a repeated measures design?

counterbalancing

4

What is an alternative hypothesis which does not state the direction the effect will take?

two-tailed

5

What is the variable that we manipulate?

independent

6

What is the experimental design where participants in one condition are matched with participants in another?

matched pairs

7

What is the sampling technique where we select people we have the opportunity to test?

opportunity

8

What is the type of experiment conducted in a real life situation?

Field

9

What is the term used to mean whether something is true to real life or not?

Ecological validity

10

What is the experimental design where participants complete all conditions?

repeated measures

11

What is the name for the group that does not receive the IV?

control

12

What is the term for a participant's behaviour specifically to please the researcher?

Demand characteristics

13

What is the group that receives the IV?

experimental

14

What is the experimental design where different groups are compared against each other?

Independent measures

15

What are the variables that could affect the DV (other than the IV)?

Confounding

16

What is an alternative hypothesis which states the direction the effect will take?

one tailed

17

What is the name for data in numerical form?

Quantitative

18

What is the name for data in written form?

Qualitative

19

What is a type of hypothesis that predicts the IV will not affect the DV?

Null

20

What are the rules and guidelines we have to abide by when conducting psychological research?

Ethics

21

What is the type of experiment where the IV is manipulated by nature?

Quasi