How Science Works.

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  • How Science Works.
    • Cause and effect
      • Shows that one factor actually has a change in the behaviour
      • More standardised and therefore a higher level of confidence
      • Increases Reliability
    • Induction- Initial Thoughs
    • Deduction- hypothesis
    • Hypothesis testing
      • After a theory has been identified based on observations, a hypothesisis formed and can be tested in empirical form
    • Manipulation of Variables
      • IV needs to be manipulated to see an affect.
    • Standardisation
      • Same for each particpant.
      • A way of controlling  situations and variables that can affect behaviour
    • Controls
      • Cause and Effect
      • Eliminate extraneous variables
    • Quantifiable Measures
      • Quantitative Data
        • Objective

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