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1) What is an experiment ?
- Research technique, iv manipulated, Dv observed/measured, Extraneous variables held constant, True experiment - iv is manipulated under the control of the experimenter (lab/field) Natural/quasi iv varies on its own, some would argue not true exp.
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2) Identify one difference between and experiment and a correlation ?
Experiments - cause and effect, Correlation - patterns of linear relationships in pairs of data, no cause and effect. Experiment - Research method. Correlation- technique of data analysis.
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3) What is an independent variable ?
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4) What is a dependent variable ?
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5) What is a confounding variable ?
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