Experimental Methods

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  • Experimental Methods
    • Hypotheses
      • A precise statement which clearly states the relationship between the variables being investigated
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      • Directional hypotheses state the direction of the relationship that will be shown
    • Variables
      • Indepedant Variables
        • Refers to the aspect of the experiment which has been manipulated by the researcher
      • Dependent Variable
        • Refers to the aspect of the experiment which the researcher intends to research which is directly affected by the IV.
    • Aims
      • A general statement about the purpose of the study, developed from theories.
    • Operationalisation
      • The act of the researcher clearly defining the variables in terms of being measured


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