Social Psychology

Student Learning Program

Chapter 2: Asking and answering research questions

Key Terms

demand characteristics
Cues in a research setting that lead participants to make inferences about what researchers expect or desire, and that therefore bias how the participants act

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In this chapter

  1. Chapter 2 introduction
  2. Research questions and the role of theory
  3. Testing theories: From theory to research
  4. The role of ethics and values in research
  5. Chapter overview (PDF)
  6. Fill-in-the-blanks
  7. Multiple-choice questions