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what do you do once you have decided to operationalise your variables?

write hypothese

2

what are the different types of hypothesis? 4

1.the experimental hypothesis
2.one tailed hypothesis
3.two tailed hypothesis
4.null hypothesis

3

what is an experimental hypothesis?

is a statement of what you predict will happen. for an experiment this will be a difference in the dv bte the two conditions and for a correlation this will be a relationship btw 2 variables.

4

what is one tailed hypothesis?

predicts any difference in the way people behave e.g p who eat chocolate b.f test will achieve higher score than not

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what is two tailed hypothesis?

predicts difference in way people behave but not which direction this will be in e.g would predict whether chocolate or not

6

what is null hypothesis?

no signifcance difference btw 2 conditions iv no effect on dv.

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what must you always do first before writing hypotheses?

operationalise variables

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e.g of operationalised hypothesis?

p who excercise three times a week for 30 mins each time will have sign higher scores on q which measures happiness and well being of p

9

need same level of detail in what?

null hyp

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what is meant by operationalised?

specific & measurable

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what is an aim?

describes its purpose what trying to find out

12

what is hypothesis?

testable statement about what will happen