Psychological Research Methods

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Confounding variable
A variable, which is not the independent variable, that affects the dependent variable in one condition more than another
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Correlation
The relationship, or association between two variables whereby if the value of one changes so does the value of the other.
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Correlation coefficient
A numerical measure between 1 and -1 where the size of the number indicates the strength between the two variables in a correlation
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Degrees of freedom
A concept often defined as the number of scores whose values are free it vary
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Discourse analysis
Focuses on the ways in which people make meaning - discourse is unravelled in microscopic ways to see what it consists of and how it is put together to accomplish different actions.
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The relationship, or association between two variables whereby if the value of one changes so does the value of the other.

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