Flashcards in Linking Core Studies Deck (17):
Similarities between Gould and Hancock's study
•All male participants
•Hancock also used technology
Differences between Gould and Hancock's studies
•Sample size (1.75 mil - 52).
•Gould's had people from different countries, Hancock's sample was just Canadians
Similarities between Blakemore and Maguire's studies
Differences between Blakemore and Maguire's studies
•Cats v Humans
•Blakemore's was a longitudinal study
•Looked at different parts of the brain
How does Maguire's study link to the key theme of brain plasticity?
Shows that the brain (hippocampus) can develop due to spacial memory
Why is Maguire's study in the biological area?
Because it looks at the human brain
What debate does Maguire's study link to
How does Blakemore's study link to the key theme?
Shows that the brain develops from early experiences
Why does Blakemore's study fall into the biological area?
Because it looks at the brains of cats
What debate does Blakemore's study link to
How does hancock's study link to the key theme of measuring differences
It showed that it is possible to carry out quantitative analysis's/measurements of how people use language
How does hancocks study link to the indidivual differences area
It shows that it is possible to measure differences in people in terms of the language they use
How does hancocks study also link to the psychodynamic approach
Suggests psychopaths need to fulfil their need go thrill seek in their unconscious mind. Favouring psychological needs of social needs links to the ego.
What debate can hancock's study link to
Why does Gould's study link to the key theme of measuring differences?
Because it shows that they're really hard to measure accurately in terms of intelligence
How does gould's study link to the individual differences area?
It shows how individuals can differ in terms of native intellectual ability