Flashcards in How context influances perception Deck (18):
What was the aim?
To test how the context of a situation or stimulus influences our perceptions
What was the experimental design?
How many participants were there?
What sampling method was used?
What was the disadvantage of the sampling method?
Sampling bias as it is mainly people from the South Coast
How many participants in the face condition saw a rat?
How many participants in the animal condition saw a rat?
How many participants in the face condition saw a human?
How many participants in the animal condition saw a human?
What infraential statistic was used?
What was the observed value?
What was the critical value?
Why are the results insignificant?
The observed value was smaller than the critical value
Which hypothesis is accepted?
The null hypothesis
Why was internal validity a problem with the study?
Pictures were unengaging so less influanced by context
Why is ecological validity low?
The task was not relevant to every day life
How can reliability be improved?
Just have one researcher because there may have been inconsistancies and the researcher's behaviur may influance the participants
Make sure procedures were followed more strictly