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1. It predicts that the IV will affect the DV but the direction of the effect is not specified

  • hypothesis
  • non-direction hypothesis
  • directional hyposthesis
  • null hypthesis
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2. This is the extent to which we can be sure that our results hold true once we are outside the experimental situation

  • Concurrent validity
  • Content validity
  • External validity
  • Internal validity

3. A selection of participants according to whatever is available at the time

  • Volunteer sampling
  • Random sampling
  • Opportunity sampling
  • Systematic sampling

4. real consent is freely given from participants who fully understands what they are agreeing to

  • consent
  • protection from harm
  • right to withdraw
  • confidentiality

5. A number representing the degree or strength of relationship between two sets of measurements

  • correlation coefficient
  • coincide
  • concurrent
  • ratio


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