MUNDANE REALISM

in the context of psychological experiments, is the extent to which an activity or the entire study itself is similar to an activity or...

INTERVENING VARIABLE

1. Is an entity and hypothetical and is influenced by an independent variable and influences in turn a variable dependent. 2. specifically more, and...

SUSCEPTIBILITY

1. The vulnerability or increased likelihood of being affected by a disease or illness. 2. The capacity to feel deep emotional arousal. It is...

NEGATIVE ATTITUDE

in the context of psychotherapy, a negative attitude is the feeling of negativity from the therapist towards the client.

STANDARDIZATION GROUP

a sample group to establish the norms for the population it is representing. It is also known as standardization sample. done by doing the...

BAR GRAPH

n. a method of displaying statistical data through rectangular bars which vary in length and height. These bars are separated by spaces to make...

DISPERSION

The degree that a group of scores deviate from the mean. Also called spread.

APPROPRIATE AFFECT

an expression of mood, emotion or feeling that is congruent with the subject matter being discussed or witnessed.

MATCHED-GROUP DESIGN

is an experimental design for research studies which requires both the experimental and control groups are similar or matched on background characteristics (such as...

STATISTICS

Branch of mathematics that uses data descriptively and to infer and support answers to scientific questions.

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