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knowledg amassed through studies

science

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not science. based on personal experience

anecdotal

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'truth' in science

based on current information and can change

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scientific method

observation>hypothesis>experiment>collect data>communicate results or redesign experiment/hypothesis

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observation

view problem or idea

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statement based on judgments. testable. falsifiable. one problem may have many

hypothesis

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control group

identical to test group. placebo.

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treatment group

receive true treatment

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Experiment and data collection

control group, treatment group, large sample size, and statistical tests

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primary source

peer-reviewed journal. usually medical jargan

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secondary source

summarized results in lamans term. books, news, advertisements