Lab Report Paper: Cognitive PSYC

I will do the lab and provide the results for the report to be typed up. The description of what is expected in the report is as follows below:

 

The Serial Position Experiment

 

In your report, write a brief introduction explaining what the serial position effect is. In addition, include some representative researches on this effect. Next, in the Methods section, describe the process that you followed to complete the experiment, including a description of the materials used and the stimuli. Make sure to include enough information so that others can also perform the same experiment successfully.

Finally, describe the experimental results. In addition, determine if the experiment showed primacy and recency effects. Provide a rationale to support your answer. Summarize your report, including answers to the following questions:

 

  • Were the results in accordance with your expectation? Provide a rationale to support your answer.
  • Did anything about the experiment surprise you? If yes, what? (This should be typed in first person)
  • What factors would influence the results of the serial position experiment?
Assignment 2 Grading Criteria
Maximum Points
  • Performed the serial position experiment.
  • Wrote a brief introduction explaining what a serial position effect is.
  • Described in detail the process that you followed to complete the experiment and described the materials and the stimuli used in the experiment.
  • Described the experimental results and determined whether the experiment showed primacy and recency effects.
  • Summarized the report, including answers to the following questions:
    • Were the results in accordance with your expectation?
    • Did anything about the experiment surprise you?
    • What factors would influence the results of the serial position experiment?
15
Used correct spelling, grammar, professional vocabulary and APA format.
5
Total:
20