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3 Types of studies
Descriptive (Case studies, surveys, observational studies)
Correlational (correlation, scatterplots)
where we think we know more than we do
experience leading you to your own conclusions, possibly allowing contradicting statements to be "true"
the Hawthorn effect/ Participant bias
just by virtue of knowing that you are in an experiment, you will act differently under the conditions of the experiment rather than you would behave normally.
progressively re testing the same group in increments
look at separate groups in different age categories all at once with the same IV
quick, but has A LOT of confounding variables
a research method in which a cross section o the population is chosen and then each cohort or group is followed for a short period of time.
more accurate than cross-sectional
Ethics for animals
Ethics for humans
1 informed consent
2 right to be protected from harm and discomfort
3 the right to confidentiality
4 the right to debriefing