2 - Control control the single most important element in the scientific process-Definition the ability to remove or account for alternative

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Control: control the  single most important  element in the scientific  process---Definition “the ability to remove or account for alternative  explanations” Operational definition how we define variables and constructs  prevents confusion  ---how we define how a variable is measured-- a variable that  cannot be operationally defined CAN NOT be studied. ...ex: how  would you define beauty? facial features, points Replication If you can’t reproduce the study, than it will be difficult to go 
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2009 for the course PSYCH 2000 taught by Professor Edwards during the Spring '09 term at Auburn University.

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