ch1

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  1. an answer to why question
    Explanation
  2. things or quantities that vary
    Variables
  3. All scientists accept them
    Laws
  4. Observed relationship is unlikely to be due to chance.
    we call the relationship between low-protein diets and the sex taboo a
    Statistical association
  5. Explanations of laws and statistical associations
    Theories
  6. something that cannont be observed or verified directly
    Theoretical construct
  7. shows that a theory seems to be wrong
    Falsification
  8. such predictions of what might be found
    hypotheses
  9. to transform theoretical predictions into statements that might be verified a researcher provides an
    Operational definition
  10. to say how it compares with other things on some scale of variation
    measure
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