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participant variables

 confoundingeffects that result from the characteristics of the participants thatmay influence the results, such as differences in age, memory, gender,state of hunger or level of arousal.

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September 27th 2021

actor/observer biases

 theserefer to the tendency for (a) ‘actors’ to explain their own behaviour in situationalterms and (b) observers to explain the behaviour of others in dispositional (person) terms.