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  • 22 Oct John Crane
    Study guide: Stress
    Yes, this is a safe assumption.
  • 22 Oct John Crane
    Culture and cognition
    Dear Michaela No, this was a clarification after the textbook was finished. Students may write about one or the other.
  • 22 Oct John Crane
    Education research
    You will see the link on the page linked above. It is the British Psychology Society.
  • 22 Oct John Crane
    Introduction to research quiz
    Dear Nancy I am not sure where the link went! I am not at my computer until Monday. Then I will fix it....
  • Dear Montse Under Revision you will find the hormones study guide. Hormones is a separate topic in the guide, so it has a separate study guide.
  • 22 Oct John Crane
    Stigma and mental illness
    Dear Zahra The IB has it listed as a technique, so they should probably accept it. But in this case, the text is clear that they went to three clinics, so it would be likely that IB will be expecting opportunity sampling.
  • 22 Oct John Crane
    Play at McDonald's
    Not really. It is a debriefing interview where the researcher is attempting to establish credibility, not to collect further data. You may want to let them know when they begin that it is a debriefing interview.
  • 22 Oct John Crane
    Getting started with EE
    Dear Alison I don’t understand what is meant by “Holocaust culture.”
  • 22 Oct John Crane
    Getting started with EE
    Dear Tarjei Students are not allowed to apply theory in the EE. The paper must be a review of literature. I fear that this question is not really acceptable for the assessment. She could look at the extent to which minorities can affect the...
  • 22 Oct John Crane
    ERQ sample: Cognitive methods
    Dear Evgeniia Bahrick is difficult to classify. It is most likely a correlational study. Brown and Kulik was a questionnaire; yuille and Cutshall was like a case study but could also be considered quasi experimental.
  • 22 Oct John Crane
    Draganski (2004)
    Dear Priya To demonstrate that normal activity over time did not lead to any change in structure.
  • 22 Oct John Crane
    Antonova (2011)
    Dear Natalie An agonist is any chemical that activated a receptor site. Agonists may be endogenous (neurotransmitters) or exogenous (drugs). Ib will accept both.