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  • methodology and procedures
    • biological
      • the Independent variable was the NGRI the Dependent variable was the brain
      • 39 men and two women
      • control group was people who dont have crimes with 6 schizophrenics in a hospice
      • matched pairs design
      • practice CPT before hand
      • had an injection tracer for brain
      • PET scan
      • quasi experiment
      • opportunity sample.
    • psychodynamic
      • 44 thieves, 31 male, 13 female
      • another 44 were control group; matched pairs.
      • this was a case study.
      • what makes a child lead to delinquency?
      • mothers were involved in the procedures, mothers gave details through a talk
      • they were graded in terms of severity, ones who continuously stole, 22 of them and then 22 who only committed one theft.
      • 15 had higher IQ, two had lower, whilst 50% had 85 - 114 score.
      • 1. intelligence done, 2. mother detailing, 3. over weeks kids talked about problems
      • opportunity sampling.
    • Behaviourist
      • little Albert study.
      • described as a controlled observation, as there was only one IV condition which was the building blocks
      • session one was establishing the conditioned emotional response
      • Albert was tested with a steel bar hit by a hammer making a noise.
      • first time he was shown mouse, dog, newspaper, wig etc
      • the rat was the NS, the steel bar was the UCR
      • session two Albert was shown rat then sound.
      • session three he was presented with generalisations e.g fur.
      • session 4 was environment change and at 12 months was the last time he was tested
    • Cognitive
      • independent group design in a lab two experiments.
      • g1 = 45 students, g2 = 150 students
      • experiment one had participants shown traffic accidents then receiving a questionnaire
      • experiment two was a two parter.
      • p1 of two, was shown a film then split into 3 groups of 50.
        • group one was asked 'how fast were the cars going when they smashed'
        • group two were asked 'hit' and group 3 were asked nothing as they were the control group
      • they were then asked as p2 of the 2nd round after a week later was their glass on the floor.
      • about word suggestion and seeing if eye witness memory is good
    • Positive
      • it was a review of different research.
      • interviews and questionaires were used and asked about subjective well being.
      • used closed questions in the interviews aspect e.g ' how satisfied are you with daily life'
      • observation was another way as they would send someone a message to say what they were doing at that current moment.
      • correlations was another way to see what covaries with being happy.
      • if a person sees events in a better way it can have a higher SWB
      • there was also  reviews and meta analysis.
      • questionnaires could give qualitative and quantitived data.


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