Variables

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Indepensant variable. The variable that is manipulated.
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DV
Dependant variable. The variable which is measured.
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Confounding variable
Not under the experimenters control and may affect the DV.
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Co-variables
These are two or more quantities that vary with each other. In studies that involve analysing the data through correlations there is no independant or dependant variables. The two measured variables are called co-variables.
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Operationalising variables
Gaining a precise definition of the behaviour to be observed/measured.
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Dependant variable. The variable which is measured.

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DV

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Not under the experimenters control and may affect the DV.

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Card 4

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These are two or more quantities that vary with each other. In studies that involve analysing the data through correlations there is no independant or dependant variables. The two measured variables are called co-variables.

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Card 5

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Gaining a precise definition of the behaviour to be observed/measured.

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