research methods key words part one

Hypothesis
A testable statement about the relationship between two variables: Independent and the dependent variable
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Dependent variable
The variable the researcher measures to see of the IV has affected it
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Independent variable
The variable the researcher changes or alters to look out for an affect on another variable. (The variable you change)
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An experiment
the method of research which all variables but IV and DV are controlled. It allows the researcher to see a cause and affect relationship between IV and DV
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Experimental hypothesis
This predicts the results in both conditions, rather than the total outcome of the study.
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Card 2

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The variable the researcher measures to see of the IV has affected it

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Dependent variable

Card 3

Front

The variable the researcher changes or alters to look out for an affect on another variable. (The variable you change)

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

the method of research which all variables but IV and DV are controlled. It allows the researcher to see a cause and affect relationship between IV and DV

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

This predicts the results in both conditions, rather than the total outcome of the study.

Back

Preview of the back of card 5

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