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The relationship between two or more variables.
A relationship in which increases in one variable correspond to increase in a second variable.
A relationship in which increases in one variable correspond to decrease in a second variable.
A research method that is used to test casual hypotheses
The variable in an experiment that is manipulated
The variable in an experiment that measures any affect of the manipulation.
The group of the participants that recieve the manipulation that is being tested.
The group of participants that do not recieve the manipulation that is being tested.
A measurable change in participants behavior due to expectation or belief that a treatment will have certain effects.
An experiment in which both the experimenter and the study participants do not know to which group(experimental or control) participants have been assigned.
Any factor other than the independent variable that affects the dependent measure.
Participants have an equal chance of being placed in any condition of the study.
A research study that is not a true experiment because participants are not randomly assigned to the different conditions.
Institutional Review Board (IRB)
A committy that reviews research proposals to ensure that ethical standards have been met.
Research participants agree to participate after being told about aspects of the study.
Researchers do not reveal which data were collected from which participant.
After an experiment participants are informed of the nature of the study.
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