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A hypothesis is a type of ____ or ____; it makes a statement about something that maybe true.

idea or question

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A ____ is a tentative idea or question that is waiting for evidence to support or refute it.

hypothesis

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A ___ is a researchers belief concerning the outcome of the experiment.

prediction

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If a prediction is confirmed by the results of the study, the hypothesis is ____, not proven.

supported

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If the prediction is not confirmed, the researcher will either ____ the hypothesis or conduct further research using different ____ to study the hypothesis.

reject, methods

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Humans who are involved in a psychological research are called either ____ or subjects.

participants

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Individuals who take part in a survey research are usually called ____.

respondents

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People who help researchers understand the dynamics of a particular cultural and organisational setting are called ____.

informants

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In many research reports more specific descriptions of the participants will be used, for example: ____ in an organisation, ____ in a classroom, or ____ of an assisted living facility.

employees, students, residents