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Being Sick of Being in the hospital

hypothesis
Does a hospital make people feel sick?
Being Sick of Being in the hospital

Independent Variable
The setting was the independent variables; being at home or being in the hospital
Being Sick of Being in the hospital

Dependent Variable
The dependent variables were the ratings of anxiety, nausea, and analysis of immune system functioning
Being Sick of Being in the hospital

Research Design
Experiment, except that the participants were their own control group.
Being Sick of Being in the hospital

Important Results
Higher levels of anxiety were present in the hospital rather than the house. Nausea was also greater in the hospital.
Small waste + Big hips = attractive lady

Hypothesis
The researchers wanted to know if the WHR (waste Hip Ratio) was manipulated, would it change the woman’s attractiveness to men
Small waste + Big hips = attractive lady

Independent Variable
The WHR on the diagrams
Small waste + Big hips = attractive lady

Dependent Variable
The dependent variable were the rankings the men gave the women
Small waste + Big hips = attractive lady

Research Design
This was a correlation between attractiveness and WHR
Small waste + Big hips = attractive lady

Important Results
The hypothesis was supported because it was decided that men decided WHR played a major role in their decisions.
Flash in the pan


Hypothesis
The hypothesis was : if the responses were accurate then the flash bulb memory is a reliable source.
Flash in the pan


Independent Variable
Initial procedure: The questions they asked….1988 procedure: Same questions were asked but also added the accuracy scale with answers…..1989 procedure: cognitive interviews about specific details
Flash in the pan


Dependent Variable
The answers the students game each year was the dependent variables and the responses to the cognitive interviews.
Flash in the pan


Research Design
Longitudinal study because they followed the same students for a long period of time
Flash in the pan


Important Results
25 percent remember the 1986 questionaire, the mean accuracy was 2.95 out of a possible 7… The hypothesis was not supported because the memory wasn’t very reliable.
Grow Your Own….computer


Hypothesis
The hypothesis was that someone with a “more active verbal/intellectual life” would have ‘more complex dendritic systems that an individual with less verbal/intellectual interaction.
Grow Your Own….computer


Independent Variable
The dendrite systems were the equivalents.
Grow Your Own….computer


Dependent Variable
How the participant lived their life….whether they were healthy, active…etc
Grow Your Own….computer


Research Design
This was a correlation study because it looked closely at relationships between certain variables
Grow Your Own….computer


Important Results
There were no significant age-related changes in dendritic number. The hypothesis was not supported because the correlation was not significant.