The Experimental Method

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What is the independent variable?
No other variables affect it e.g amount of alcohol you drink
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What is the dependent variable?
Affected by the independent variable e.g level of drunk
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What is a hypothesis?
A precise and testable statement about the assumed relationship between variables
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What is debriefing?
A post-research interview designed too inform participants of the true nature of the study and to gain feedback
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What is informed consent?
When participants are given comprehensive information concerning the nature and purpose of the research and their role in it
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What is standardised procedures?
A set of procedures that are the same for all participants in order to repeat the study, this includes standardised instructions
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What is an operationalised variable?
Ensuring that variables are in a form that can be easily tested.
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