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Unformatted text preview: be called a ____. a. parameter The variable that the experimenter manipulates is called the ____. a. independent variable In acquiring knowledge the method that employs logic, reasoning and objective assessment is referred to as ____. a . scientific method In inferential statistics the object is usually to generalize from a ____ to a ____. a. sample; population To avoid unknown, systematic factors that may bias the results of an experiment, the experimenter should select a ____ sample from a population and use controlled conditions. a. random Descriptive statistics are helpful in ____ and ____ raw data. a. summarizing; characterizing A statistic is defined as ____. a. number calculated on sample data that quantifies a characteristic of the sample The dependent variable in an experiment is defined as ____. a. the variable the experimenter measures to determine if there is a real effect...
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This note was uploaded on 06/20/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 3204 taught by Professor Someone during the Summer '11 term at University of Central Florida.
- Summer '11