Information collected as part of a research project
New data produced by the reasearcher for the research project
Data which has already been produced which can be used by the researcher
Numerical data - data using numbers
Data which uses words/opinions rather than numbers
Data which represents a true or accurate description or measurment
When different researchers using the same methods obtain the same results
An approach which focuses on the meanings and definitions which guide and direct behaviour
An approach which attempts to explain behaviour in terms of cause and effect relationships
Lack of bias or prejudice but instead results based on a fair research project
An investigation/ research project which is bias rather than neutral
How representative the data is for the whole situation
Cause and effect
Cause and effect is a relationship between events or things, where one is the result of the other or others. This is a combination of action and reaction.
A measurement of the strength of the relationship between two or more variables
Generalisability describes the extent to which research findings can be applied to settings other than that in which they were originally tested.
Inclination or prejudice for or against one person or group, especially in a way considered to be unfair.
A selection from the possible research selection
Empathic understanding of human behaviour