Key Terms and Issues


CHAPTER 4 KEY TERMS

Direct replication
Conceptual replication
Systematic replication

Psychological Abstracts
Abstract
Introduction
Method section
Results section
Discussion


Key Issues

  1. What flaws should you look for when reading a research report?

  2. Why is it difficult to have a study that has power, internal validity, external validity, and construct validity?

  3. Why might you conduct a direct replication? What tradeoffs are commonly made?

  4. How might a systematic replication have more power, construct validity, and external validity than the original study?

  5. What are the benefits of doing a conceptual replication?

  6. What strategies are available if you want to build on someone's research?


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