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a broad explanation or prediction.
a prediction that can be tested
what the scientic method entails
creating a explaination
doing reserch to support it/ not support
expressing the the finding.
(research methods) descriptive
(research methods) Correlational
decribes how things go together.
(research methods ) expirimental
Changing thing to see results.
using written data
watching natural occuring behavior.
A sample of chosen people who are used to represent a group
involve one person or a small group
more studying = better GPA
more partying = LEss GPA
(expirmental methods) Independent variable
controlled by the the experimenter.
(experimental methods) dependant variable.
manipulation of the indepentdent variable ( the out come of the results.)
Between and within subject designs
split participants ( pne person each gets a drug but not both)
Counterbalancing order effects.
2 groups of people get two versions of the IV test
control, placebo, placebo effect.
false treatment, fake pills.
random assignment of subjects to groups
random choosing of participants.
testing a college on a hand of people represent the whole student body
random group of people used to group the whole population
an outside issue having an effect on the IV test
A study conducted again and again
a test used to rate changes of off.