The Scientific Method
Assignment to experimental Conditions
Thetechnique whereby a researcher observes people and systematically recordsmeasurements or impressions of their behavior.
The technique wherebytwo or more variables are systematically measured and the relationship betweenthem (i.e., how much one can be predicted from the other) is assessed.
Misleadingparticipants about the true purpose of a study or the events that will actuallytranspire.
A way of ensuringthat a sample of people is representative of a population by giving everyone inthe population an equal chance of being selected for the sample.