Lecture 5 (September 13 2013)

this is a conceptual variable essentialism there is

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Unformatted text preview: ; -This is a "conceptual variable" Essentialism -There is an unchanging, underlying essence of an entity that can be defined -Sense of fixedness -Focus is on the meaning of words, the essence Operationism -Operational Definitions -Observable indicator of each variable, used for the purposes of this particular study -Enable reliable measurement or manipulation of each variable in your hypothesis -Allows for more reliable measurements and manipulations across different researchers -This might not be 100% correct but it is where we start -You can address it through different methods like self report or measuring Operationism and Essentialism -Operationism: m...
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