psy ch2

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psy ch2
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  1. is the entire group of individuals to which a law of nature applies
    population
  2. is a relatively small subset of a population that is intended to represent, or stand in for, the population
    sample
  3. is anything that, when measured, can produce two or more different scores
    variable
  4. a score indicates the amount of a variable that is present
    quantitative variable
  5. is a pattern in which, as the scores on one variable change, the corresponding scores on the other variable change in a consistent manner
    relationship
  6. The degree of consistency in a relationship
    strength
  7. are procedures for organizing and summarizing sample data so that we can communicate and describe their important characteristics.
    descriptive statistic
  8. are procedures for deciding whether sample data accurately represent a particular relationship in the population
    inferential statistic
  9. A number that is the answer from a descriptive procedure that describes a sample of scores
    statistic
  10. a number that describes a characteristic of a population of scores is
    parameter
  11. variable that is changed or manipulated by the experimenter
    independent variable
  12. is the name for a specific amount or category of the independent variable that creates the specific situation under which participants are examined
    condition
  13. measures a participant’s behavior under each condition.
    dependent variable

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