research methods

internal validity
internal validity refers to how well an experiment is done, especially whether it avoids confounding the study or not
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external validity
external validity is the validity of generalised inferences in scientific research
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hypothesis
a precise testable statement
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aim
the purpose of a study
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theory
explanation behind a behaviour
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demand characteristics
social cues in the environment that changes pts bahviour
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researcher variables
effects on the pts by the researcher (e.g. age, gender, appearance)
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situational variables
things happening in the environment (e.g. sound, light, decor)
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participant variables
characteristics of the pts that can change the DV (e.g. health, age)
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