Research Study on Influence of Stimulus Valence on Children

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PSYCHOLOGY PROJECT
TABLE OF CONTENTSAn investigation influence of stimuls valence on confirmation bias in children............................1Method.............................................................................................................................................1Partcipants....................................................................................................................................1Material use in study....................................................................................................................1Independent variable manipulation..............................................................................................1Procedure.....................................................................................................................................2Results..............................................................................................................................................2Descriptive statistics....................................................................................................................2Coorelation..................................................................................................................................2Discussion........................................................................................................................................3REFERENCES................................................................................................................................4
An investigation influence of stimuls valence on confirmation bias in childrenAccording toFischer and et.al., (2011)there is very close relationship negativeinformation search and negative perception. This is because fear factor always remain in humanbrain and due to this reason it always focus on factors due to which it may face heavy loose.Present research study focused on influence of stimulus valence on confirmation bias that exist inchildrens. In this regard sample of childrens were taken in the research study and differentconditions presented in front of them. On this basis it is identified in which manner childrensbehave when they face serious threat. In the present research study images of two animals weretaken namely Quokko and Aye aye. One of these animal seems good in look and other one lookvery dengrous. Two sort of questions were given to childrens on computer screen and samequestion repeated 12 times. In these trials it was identified that to what extent if any sample unitis in fear then it search about negative and positive information. Results obtain match with otherresearch which was conducted byMoorhead., Abaidoo and Reinwand., (2016)and both reflectthat in case one have negative perception then it will lead to more search of negative informationby individuals.MethodPartcipantsTotally 53 Dutch childrens were taken in research study and out of them there were 17boys and 36 girls that are in age group within 9 to 13 years age followed by (M=10,SD=11months). In research study only those individuals were taken that were not suffered fromproblem of anxiety.Material use in studyMaterial used in study are computers as entire research was carried out on electronic formof communication. Images were revealed in computer which were related to Quokka and AyeAye. On the basis of viewing an image choldrens were asked to respond. Two type ofquestionnaires were given to particpants that were questions that have subscale of STAIC andother one was feat belief questionnaire (FBQ). One FBQ questionnaire was related to Quokkaand Aye aye.Independent variable manipulationIndependent variable in the current research study are variables including answers thatindividuals select while answering questions in website which individual sample unit select1|P a g e
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