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Psychological Research: Analysis

Psychological Research: Analysis

Author: Barbara Ludins
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This lesson will delineate the various ways to set-up and analyze research data.

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Terms to Know

Statistically Significant

Mathematical indicator that results were not reached by accident.

Meta-analysis

Analysis of several studies put together to get an overview of the research that has been done on a topic.

Placebo Effect

Improvement that is not attributed to the experimental condition, that comes from the subject's mental state toward that experimental condition.

Placebo

Commonly known as a "sugar pill", it is any substance/event that mimics the actual event but has no active properties.

Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Researcher's belief about what is likely to happen influences what happens.

Double-blind experiment

Experiment in which neither the researcher nor the subject knows who is in the control conditions and who is in the experimental conditions.