Experiments: Key Words

Key words to do with Experiments and Design in GCSE Psychology.

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Hypothesis

A statement that can be tested- includes the independant and dependate variable.

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Controls

The ways to keep the variables consistant in all the conditions of an experiment.

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Independant Variable

The variable which changes throughout the experiment.

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Dependant Variable

The measured variable in the experiment.

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Reapeated Measures Experiment

All those participating in the experiment do all the conditions.

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Independant groups design

Each group goes through different conditions in the experiment.

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Laboratory Experiment

A study that compares two conditions and looks at the differences between them.

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