CCMH525 Week 8 Individual: Week 8 Homework Exercise


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Complete the Week 8 Homework Exercise.

Week 8 Homework Exercise

Answer the following questions in 25 to 50 words each, covering material from Ch. 14 of Methods in Behavioral Research:

1. What is replication? What role does it play in increasing the external validity or generalizability of a study?

2. What is the difference between an exact replication and a conceptual replication? Provide an example of each.

3. What is meta-analysis? How is it useful?

4. True or false: In many cases, meta-analysis involves calculating an average effect size for a relationship between variables. Explain your response.

5. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of using college students as research participants.

6. True or false: Many constructs, such as physical attractiveness and self-esteem, appear constant across cultures; thus, external validity is less of a concern when conducting research on such constructs. Explain your response.