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1

How many types of participant design are there?

3

2

What is the acronym used to remember the types of participant design?

RIM

3

What does participant design do?

It describes how participants are distributed between experimental conditions.

4

Repeated Measures Design

> One group
> Both conditions

5

Independent Groups Design

> Two groups
> Different conditions

6

Matched Pairs Design

> Two groups
> Similar participants

7

Weaknesses of repeated measures

> Demand characteristics
> Order effects

8

Strengths of repeated measures

> No participant variables

9

Weaknesses of independent groups

> Participant variables likely

10

Strengths of independent groups

> No demand characteristics
> Order effects

11

Weaknesses of matched pairs

> Pre-tests

12

Strengths of matched pairs

> No order effects