GCSE Research methods test

Can you answer the GCSE research method questions correctly?

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The participants are collectively known as what?
Which method of study is carried out in scientific conditions and follows standard procedures used by all scientists?
What is the name for a piece of data that is extremely high or low compared to the rest of the results?
What is the name of the variable that occurs because of the difference in the participants and their intellect in the results?
Which experimental design involves matching participants based on their qualities and then making one of the participants in the pair do one condition and the other do the other?
What is the name of the effect that occurs as a result of participants doing both conditions?
What is the name for the difference between the lowest and highest value in a set of data?
Which sampling method involves selecting every nth member of the target population, meaning that the selection is unbiased but not necessarily representative?
What is the name for how well results can be applied to real life?
What is the name for when participants are randomly put into either condition within independent groups?
If the sample is representative of the target population then the results can be ___________ to the target population?
Is the following a testable hypothesis; 'The amount of time a teenager spends on video games will have an effect on their brain'
Which experimental design has the advantages that there is no order effect and the same material can be used for both conditions?
Which part of the instructions participants receive encourage participants to take part in the experiment and contains ethical info?
What is it called when half of the participants take place in condition A then B and the other half take place in condition B then A to cancel out order effects?
Which part of the instructions participants receive explains the aim of the study and the ethical issues surrounding the study?
Do hypotheses need to be definite (use 'will have')?
What is the name for any variable aside from the IV that affects the DV?
Which method of study is carried out in real life environments?
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Which process involves randomly picking individual pieces of data to pick the order of the information that participants will be tested on?
'The presence or absence of music will have an effect on the score in a learning test'. Is the presence or absence of music the IV or DV?
Which term describes the way in which participants are used in an experiment? There are three possible options of this that can be used.
Which experimental design involves making participants do both conditions?
What is the name for a set sequence that applies to all the participants (where necessary)?
Which experimental design has no order effect and very little participant variable?
'The presence or absence of music will have an effect on the score in a learning test'. Is the score in a learning test the IV or DV?
The people that a psychologist wants to study in their experiment is called what?
Extraneous variables being reduced and results being more accurate are the advantages of which method of study?
Which sampling method involves choosing the first people that are available and willing to take part, meaning that the selection is quick, easy, biased and unrepresentative?
The code of ethics and conduct of the BPS (British psychological society) 2006 is followed by all psychologists. True or false?
EVs aren't controlled and lack of standardised procedures are the disadvantages of which method of study?
Which sampling method involves identifying sub-groups in a target population and randomly picking a representative sample from each of them?
Which experimental design involves putting the participants into 2 groups, one that does condition A and one that does condition B?
Are the following all ethical issues in psychology; right to withdraw, informed consent, deception?
Which experimental design experiences order effect?
Which sampling method gives every member of the target population an equal chance of being selected meaning that the selection is unbiased but not necessarily representative?
What are the three types of averages when summarising data?

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