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What was the aim?

To test how the context of a situation or stimulus influences our perceptions

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What was the experimental design?

Independent groups

3

How many participants were there?

67

4

What sampling method was used?

Opportunity sampling

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What was the disadvantage of the sampling method?

Sampling bias as it is mainly people from the South Coast

6

How many participants in the face condition saw a rat?

4

7

How many participants in the animal condition saw a rat?

6

8

How many participants in the face condition saw a human?

29

9

How many participants in the animal condition saw a human?

28

10

What infraential statistic was used?

Chi-squared

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What was the observed value?

0.394

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What was the critical value?

3.84

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Why are the results insignificant?

The observed value was smaller than the critical value

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Which hypothesis is accepted?

The null hypothesis

15

Why was internal validity a problem with the study?

Pictures were unengaging so less influanced by context

16

Why is ecological validity low?

The task was not relevant to every day life

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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

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What were the ethical issues?

Psychological harm
Consent