Experimental Design in Psychology (AQA A Level)

Experimental Design in Psychology (AQA A Level)



Try answering these questions. You can download the answers here:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/experimental-design-in-psychology-teaching-video-with-questions-and-answers-for-assessment-11660758

1. Name the three experimental designs in psychology (3 marks)

2. What is the mnemonic to help you remember them? (1)

3. How many conditions of the IV do participants do in an Independent Groups Design? (1)

4. Why are participants less likely to guess the purpose of the study in an Independent Groups Design? (2)

5. What do we call it when a participant guesses the purpose of the study and starts behaving unnaturally? (1)

6. What are the three ‘Order Effects’? (3)

7. What does it mean when you say an experiment suffers from order effects AND how does it affects the validity of the results? (4)

8. In which experimental design do ‘order effects’ happen? (1)

9. One limitation to an Independent Groups Design is that there are participants variables, which means that the different characteristics of the people in each group could influence the results. Name one other limitation of an Independent Groups Design (1)

10. How do we control for the participant variables in Independent Groups Design? (1)

11. When do we use Independent Groups Design? (3)

12. Give an example of when the task dictates that they had to use Independent Groups Design (1)

13. What does ‘Repeated Measures’ design mean? (1)

14. Name two limitations of the Repeated Measures design (2)

15. How do we control for Order Effects? (1)

16. What is this control measure also known as AND why? (2)

17. Name two strengths of the Repeated Measures design (2)

18. When can we NOT use the Repeated Measures design? (2)

19. How do we know that Peterson and Peterson’s Trigram study was a Repeated Measures design? (1)

20. In the Matched Pairs design, how many conditions of the IV do participants do? (1)

21. Name three advantages of the Matched Pairs design (3)

22. Name two limitations of the Matched Pairs design (2)

This video identifies the three experimental designs you need for the exam, gives the strengths and weaknesses of each (A03) and explains why you would use each one. It has also includes studies that are useful for revision from the specification.

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Experimental Design in Psychology:
Independent Groups
Repeated Measures
Matched Pairs

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March 4, 2017 / 2 Comments / by / in
  • yaaaaayy !!!!!!!!!1 thanks miss very useful

  • Miss can you please go over  measures of dispersion and statistical test  please when you've got time . Thanks in advance 🙂

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