Unformatted text preview: controlled or observed in a study ii. theory: a system of interrelated ideas used to explain observations a) organizes observations and ideas about a particular topic b) can be used to explain and predict behavior c) good theory= testable, falsifiable, and fits evidence iii. operational definitions: a statement that takes a theoretical construct and turns it into something can observe, measure or manipulate iv. replication: repeating a research study with different participants in different situations to see if the results are the same v....
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