Research methods

Research methods for the seperate psychological gcse exam that is worth 20% of the final gcse.

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Independent Variable- Effects the dependent variable and is what you are changing and finding what kind of effect it has.

Dependent Variable- Is what you are measuring in order to find if your independent variable has an effect and what kind of an effect that is.

Extraneous Variable- Is a variable that can effect the Dependent variable but is not the independent variable e.g. it could be the tempurature.

Control Variable- Are the variable that you purposely keep the same so that the experiment is fair.

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some useful information about variables (well obviously) :) thanx **

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