Flashcards in 4.3 Nonexperimental Method Deck (8)
Using the non-experimental method, the researcher would devise operational definitions to measure ____ variables.
Because the non-experimental method allows us to observe covariation between variables, another term that is frequently used to describe this procedure is the ____ method.
In the correlational method, we examine whether the variables correlate or vary ____.
The non-experimental method is not ideal when asking questions about ____ and ____.
cause and effect
Problem one. It can be difficult to determine the ___ of cause and effect. E.g. What causes what.
____ ____ is determining which variable caused the other. Which one came first?
When we actually know an uncontrolled third variable is operating, we call the third variable a ____ ____.