Flashcards in AS RESEARCH METHODS- writing a hypothesis Deck (12):
what do you do once you have decided to operationalise your variables?
what are the different types of hypothesis? 4
1.the experimental hypothesis
2.one tailed hypothesis
3.two tailed hypothesis
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.
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
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
what is null hypothesis?
no signifcance difference btw 2 conditions iv no effect on dv.
what must you always do first before writing hypotheses?
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
need same level of detail in what?
what is meant by operationalised?
specific & measurable
what is an aim?
describes its purpose what trying to find out