Research Methods 1

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Isaac
  • Created on: 28-03-13 09:43

HYPOTHESIS - precise testable statement regarding the expected outcome of an investigation

  • should be expressed very specifically

AIM - a general statement about the purpose of a investigation -

  • gives focus of research

EXPERIMENT - conditions where a specific variable is manipulated to observe its effects on another variable, while controlling other extraneous variables.

VARIABLE - a measurable characteristic that can change from one observation to another
Two types are Independent which is changed in order to measure its effect on another variable. And dependent variable which is the thing being measured by the researcher

EXPERIMENTAL HYPOTHESIS - a hypothesis used in the context of the experiment



No comments have yet been made

Similar Psychology resources:

See all Psychology resources »See all Research methods and techniques resources »