Flashcards in AS RESEARCH METHODS- writing a hypothesis Deck (12):

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

### write hypothese

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## what are the different types of hypothesis? 4

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1.the experimental hypothesis

2.one tailed hypothesis

3.two tailed hypothesis

4.null hypothesis

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## 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.

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## 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

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## 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

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## 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

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