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1

What is a way of sampling behaviour in an observation where it is coded every time it is seen?

Event sampling

2

What is a sampling technique where participants volunteer themselves for the research?

Self-selecting

3

What is usually not obtained when conducting observations?

Consent

4

What is a way of sampling behaviour in an observation where it is coded at certain intervals, e.g. every 30 seconds?

Time sampling

5

What is it difficult to control in observations?

Confounding variables

6

What is an example of an ethical issue?

Deception

7

What is the type of study where a participant is studied over a long period of time?

Case study

8

What is the type of correlation where both variables increase with one another?

Positive

9

What problem can observations suffer from, due to the fact that they can be interpreted in a biased way?

Subjective

10

What is the type of correlation where as one variable increases, the other one decreases?

Negative

11

What do observations have a lot of?

Ecological validity

12

What sampling technique is though to be the most representative of a target population?

Random

13

What is it difficult to do with data from a case study?

Generalise

14

What can we not establish using correlations?

Cause and effect

15

More often than not, what kind of data is collected from an interview?

Qualitative

16

What is the term used to refer to whether we are measuring what we claim to measure?

Validity

17

More often than not, what kind of data is collected from questionnaires?

Quantitative

18

What is the term used to refer to the consistency of something time after time?

Reliability