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Lab 8 - Types of Variables

Class Activity - Due 2/28

l      Formulate an idea for a study using the concepts we’ve just discussed.

l      Choose from the following topics, or you may choose your own: anger, depression, alcoholism, test anxiety.

l      Once you pick your topic, operationally define your IV as each of the 4 types of IVs (physiological, experience, stimulus, and participant).

l      Pick one type of IV (physiological, experience, stimulus, or participant) and complete your study by doing the following:

                  -Operationally define your DV

-Identify potential extraneous and nuisance variables, for which you

            will control.