Social Psychology

Student Learning Program

Chapter 2: Asking and answering research questions

Key Terms

random assignment
The procedure of assigning participants to different experimental groups so that every participant has exactly the same chance as every other participant of being in any given group

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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