What is Factorial Design? - Definition & Example


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Which variable type is required to be used more than once in factorial design?

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1. What is another name for a factor in factorial design?


A grocery store wants to do a study to determine differences between male and female shoppers. At the front of the store, they are going to have five very different types of items on sale in a big display. The store is going to chart the gender of each shopper, and the item(s) each of them buys.

What is the factorial design for this study?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Factorial design is a prominent experimentation model in psychology, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of its application and characteristics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the traits and applications of:

  • Factorial design
  • Factors
  • Levels
  • Variables

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify the other name for a factor
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the characteristics and focuses of factorial design
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding levels and variables

Additional Learning

To learn more about factorial design, review the accompanying lesson, What is Factorial Design? - Definition and Example. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define experimental design
  • Describe factors
  • Differentiate between independent and dependent variables
  • Familiarize yourself with the factorial design research model and understand how it works