Psychology Final - June 6, 2016

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Question Answer
Ecological ValidityTest a subject in their natural environment and how they would naturally behave and react to certain situations.
Purposive SamplingResearcher selects or handpicks elements of the study, with knowledge on subjects.
Self-EfficiencyOne’s belief in their ability to succeed in specific situations.
Focus GroupsDiverse group of people assembled to participate in guided discussion; feedback on idea.
Consent FormEvidence for subject/participant giving consent to a procedure in question.
ReflexivityStrategy used by qualitative researchers to explain how a researcher’s subjectivity contributes to the findings.
Qualitative ResearchUsed to gain an understanding of subjectivity, unexpressed reasons, and motivation; helps develop new ideas or hypotheses for quantitative research.
OvertResearch done publicly; not secret or hidden.
CovertParticipants do NOT know they are being observed.
ObservationsResearcher looks at a phenomenon to gain first hand information in a naturally occurring situation.
I DIEIntrinsic Descriptive Instrumental Explanatory
IntrinsicRepresent themselves.
InstrumentalLook at a general phenomenon.
DescriptiveCreate a detailed description of the phenomenon.
ExplanatoryTry to find reasons for phenomenon.
Method TriangulationReduction of bias, using strengths of the research.
Data TriangulationComparison of data from multiple participants/sources.
Researcher TriangulationUsage of multiple researchers for collection and analysis of the data.
Semi-Structured InterviewLoose (informal) interview, where the format can be customized and changed.
Focus Group StrengthsPeople Open Up In Groups, Gather Opinions/Beliefs/Attitudes, Quick.
Structured Survey QuestionsRating, Rankings
Non-Structured Survey QuestionsPartially Structured (Other)
ICAA way to categorize and organize data for analysis.
IPAHelps to get an insider's view on how people make sense of their world.