ResearchMethods

ResearchMethods - Research Methods Scientific Method System...

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1 Research Methods Scientific Method System of measurement Relationship between theories and observations Theory: integrated, organized explanation of information Hypothesis: Prediction that is made based on your theory Research Results: data you collect Scientific Method
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2 Scientific Method Scientific Method Overview of Research Designs Descriptive Methods Experimental Methods Correlational Methods
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3 Demonstration Sitting: Standing: Hypothesis: Reaction Times are faster if Standing vs. Sitting. Experiments: Defined Scientific procedure in which one or more variables are manipulated and one or more variables is measured Goal of Explaining behavior Permit cause-effect interpretations Experiment: Steps Hypothesis • Testable prediction of what will happen under certain circumstances Identify Variables • Independent Variable (IV): variable that is manipulated • Dependent Variable (DV): variable that is measured
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4 Experiment:
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