Psychology reading question

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Psychology Reading question

For the following example, think about the following:

• How was the outcome measured?

• At what level was the outcome measured?

What was the control group?

• Were confounding variables controlled?

A study was performed to investigate the factors involved in motion sickness in travellers. Fifty passengers on a very rough ferry crossing from Dover to Calais acted as participants. Half of the participants had a large greasy breakfast before the ship left the harbour, and half did not. A record was kept Of the amount of vomit produced by each participant, in milliliters.

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