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Unformatted text preview: dependent variable is due to the independent variable Null hypothesis (H ): the hypothesis that whatever effects there are on the dependent variable are NOT due to the independent variable but due to chance; the logical counterpart of the alternative hypothesis, such that if the null hypothesis is false the alternative hypothesis must be true Alpha level ( α ): the level to which the experimenter wishes to limit the probability of rejecting the null hypothesis when it is true (Type I error)...
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- Spring '08
- Null hypothesis, Hypothesis testing, Statistical hypothesis testing, researcher