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What is a lab experiment?
A type of experiment is conducted in a well-controlled environment
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What is a field experiment?
An expeiment conducted in an everyday environment
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What is a case study?
an in-depth investigation of a single person, group, event or community
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What is a pilot study?
an initial run-through of the procedures to be used in an investigation
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What is a direcitonal hypothesis?
One that states the direction of the outcome (results)
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What is a non-directional hypothesis?
States the difference but not the way the results lead
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What is an operationalised hypothesis?
A hypothesis that is really specific and testable (use of figures)
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What is an independent variable?
A variable or thing that a researcher is deliberately manipulating
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What is a dependent variable?
A variable or thing that the researcher is measuring
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What is a hypothesis?
A statement that you believe to be true and shows both conditions of the IV
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