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is the entire group of individuals to which a law of nature applies
is a relatively small subset of a population that is intended to represent, or stand in for, the population
is anything that, when measured, can produce two or more different scores
a score indicates the amount of a variable that is present
is a pattern in which, as the scores on one variable change, the corresponding scores on the other variable change in a consistent manner
The degree of consistency in a relationship
are procedures for organizing and summarizing sample data so that we can communicate and describe their important characteristics.
are procedures for deciding whether sample data accurately represent a particular relationship in the population
A number that is the answer from a descriptive procedure that describes a sample of scores
a number that describes a characteristic of a population of scores is
variable that is changed or manipulated by the experimenter
is the name for a specific amount or category of the independent variable that creates the specific situation under which participants are examined
measures a participant’s behavior under each condition.