research methods key terms 1

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Hypothesis
A statement predicts the outcome of research
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Null Hypothesis
A statement that predicts no difference or correlation
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Variable
Anything that is open to change
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Independant Variable
Something the researcher changes or manipulates
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Standardization
a way of controlling extraneous variables to keep them the same across all conditions
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Experimental Design
A way of allocating participants to conditions in an experiment
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Independent Groups Design
An experimental design in which participants are different in each condition
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Repeated Measures Design
An experimental design which participants take part in each condition
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Extraneous Variables
A variable that could affect the DV that should be controlled for
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Sample
A smaller group selected from a larger population
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