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what is psychodynamic

mental and emotional issues coming from childhood beneath conscious awareness

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benefits and disadvantages with psychodynamic

real application
no proof

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cognitive

how we acquire, process, remember and use info about ourselves and the world

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pros and cons of cognitive

experimentation
ignores other perspectives

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humanistic

uniqueness of individuals

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behavioral

how observable behavior is learned and changed
rewards and punishment

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pros and cons to behavioral

focused on nurture
ethical issues

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biological

bodily structures and processes underlying thoughts feelings or behavior

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pros and cons to biological

used ct scans
nature

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socio culteral

social and culteral influences on thoughts feelings and behavior

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cons to sociocultural

hard to carry out study

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independent variable

manipulated or changed to observe whether it affects another variable

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dependent variable

used to measure the affects of the iv

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hypothesis

a clear statement predicting how changes in the iv(s) will affect the values of the dependent variables

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experimental effects

behavior of participants being affected by behavior of the experimenter

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placebo

change in behavior due to what they think will happen

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oder effects

boredom

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to fix placebo effects

single blind procedures

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to fix experimenter effects

double blind procedures

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what does to operationalise mean

exactly how it’ is changed or measured

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what is stratified sampling

chosen in same proportions that exist in population

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allocation

how the sample is seperared into experimental and control groups

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independent groups

where each participant of the sample is only exposed to one condition of the control or experimental group

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repeated measures

each participant takes part in control and experimental

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what three things are included in a conclusion

hypothesis is supported that
use data to support claim
comment on internal validity and reliability and relate back

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what is internal validity

has it measured what it was supposed to

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what is external validity

how well does it match population

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what is a generalization

applies results to other members of the population from which the sample was drawn

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roles of the researcher

do no harm
beneficence

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participants rights

confidentiality
voluntary
withdrawal rights
informed consent procedures
deception
debriefing