Essays Tagged: "Confounding"

Experimentation Critique

has high internal validity but lower external validity. The experimenters took steps to ensure that confounding variables were not a factor. However, with the research design, it is difficult to gener ... This is good for internal validity because age, ethnicity, and social class could theoretically be confounding variables that may affect the validity of the experiment. However, with this type of pop ...

(6 pages) 22 0 0.0 Oct/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A replication of the matching hypothesis theory

ame participant for both sections of the experiment. By using this method we eliminated some of the confounding variables, e.g. how clever the participant is. However, this method is not without some ... The dependant variable is how the participant's orders the photos in attractiveness. There are many confounding variables in this investigation such as time of day it is conducted and location. These ...

(9 pages) 295 1 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors