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Cause & effect
The manipulation of an independent variable to test the effect on a dependent variable.
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Replicability
The ability to repeat a measurement of behavior, in order to have replicability , there must be a standardised procedure, participants are tested in the same way
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Objectivity
There is no bias and data can be interpreted one way, the use of quantitative data for example is more objective than qualitative data
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Falsification
The ability to test hypothesis to find out whether a theory is true or false.
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Manipulation of variables
In experiments, an independent variable should be manipulated to determine its effect on a dependent variable.
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Hypothesis Testing
investigation that serves as a predicition derived from a theory There are different types of hypothesis , which need to be stated in a form that it can be tested. It should be clear how the independent variable has been manipulated.
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