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239. Quasi-Experiments

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This Psychology Factsheet outlines and evaluates the use of quasi experiments (including natural experiments and difference studies) in psychology. The Factsheet includes examiner comments and exam hints, and the worksheet gives you the opportunity to apply what you have learned to exam-style questions. Words in bold are explained in the glossary.

The examiner expects you to be able to:
Identify and describe the key characteristics of a quasi-experiment.
• Describe the characteristics of natural experiments and difference studies.
• Be able to identify the characteristics of a quasi-experiment in a novel stimulus.
• Explain the strengths and limitations of quasi-experiments.

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April 2019

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ISSN: 1351-5136

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