How science works

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Cause and effect
where the research can to any significance level show that any given significance level show that one factor actually causes a change in behaviour
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Deduction
logical conclusion based on irrrefutable proof
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Induction
concet that we observe something and find a theory
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Hypothesis testing
hypothesis is formulated to be tested on empherical research
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Manipulation of variables
IV manipulated so can see if results are present or not
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Standardisation and control
keeping test copnditions the same for everyone situational and environmental extraneous varibles have to be eliminated as far as possible to establish cause and effect
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Replicability
reapeat to suport/refute findings from other research if findnigs prove the same time again provides evidence ot support a scientific theory
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Quantifiable measurements
quantitative data which is observable and objectuive should be used ot identify impact of IV, shouldnt be data based on belief
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Objectivity
allowing personal theories/expectations/judgements to make it less scientiifc as cloud judgements, the bias should be eliminated
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Falsification
falisify or prove wrong the claim e.g assuming other explantions and then testing them if not found to be true then we can be more certain the theory is correct.
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logical conclusion based on irrrefutable proof

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Deduction

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concet that we observe something and find a theory

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hypothesis is formulated to be tested on empherical research

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IV manipulated so can see if results are present or not

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