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PowerPoint: Multi-Group Design: Something You Will Like

This activity leads students through a between subjects multi-group design that tests three different strategies for increasing happiness (looking at nature pictures, looking at nature pictures while eating cookies, and looking at nature pictures while eating candy).

Multi-Group Design (between-subjects); Identifying IVs & DVs; Manipulating Independent Variables; Manipulation Check

Author: Gary Lewandowski

Posted: Wednesday, May 12, 2010