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AQA UNIT 1 - Research Methods

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  • AS Psychology - Research Methods

    Question 1 of 10

    1

    The independent variable (IV) is the variable that is directly manipulated by the experimenter.

    Select one of the following:

    • True
    • False

    Question 2 of 10

    1

    What are participant effects?

    Select one of the following:

    • When the participants are aware what is expected of them, so the participants change their behavior.

    • When the researchers behavior or characteristics influence the research in any way.

    • Variables associated with the research situation.

    • The variables associated with the research participants.

    Question 3 of 10

    1

    Directional or Non-Directional hypothesis?
    'There will be a difference between the number of words recalled correctly during a memory test when it is done under quiet conditions and when it is done under noisy conditions'.

    Select one of the following:

    • Directional

    • Non-Directional

    Question 4 of 10

    1

    -SELECT TWO-
    Which of the following experiments is the IV manipulated by the experimenter?

    Select one or more of the following:

    • Lab Experiment

    • Natural Experiment

    • Field Experiment

    Question 5 of 10

    1

    -SELECT TWO-
    Which of the following are weaknesses of natural experiments?

    Select one or more of the following:

    • Lacks ecological validity

    • Decreased internal validity

    • Results can be hard to interpret

    • Many extraneous variables

    • Demand characteristics

    • Ethical issues

    Question 6 of 10

    1

    A disadvantage of independent groups design is order effects.

    Select one of the following:

    • True
    • False

    Question 7 of 10

    1

    Random sampling is when

    Select one of the following:

    • People are selected if they are readily available

    • Participants self-select

    • Everyone in the target population has an equal chance of being selected

    Question 8 of 10

    1

    Reliability refers to whether the test is measuring what it claims to measure.

    Select one of the following:

    • True
    • False

    Question 9 of 10

    1

    -SELECT THREE-
    Which of the following are measures of central tendency?

    Select one or more of the following:

    • Standard Deviation

    • Mode

    • Range

    • Median

    • Mean

    Question 10 of 10

    1

    Which of the following is NOT an ethical issue?

    Select one of the following:

    • Informed Consent

    • Debriefing

    • Deception

    • Right to Withdraw

    • Confidentiality

    • Protection From Psychological Harm