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correlation

looks at the relationship between two variables

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positive correlation

same relationship

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negative correlation

opposite relationship

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none correlation

looks at the output of your date

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mean

average

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medium

middle

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mode

most frequent

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population

large group of individuals

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sample

small group of individuals

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experimental group

group that receives stimulation

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control group

doesn't receive the stimulation

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self- selection

subjects choose which group they want to be in

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random assignment

randomly assign subjects to each group

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random sampling

randomly choose a sample from a large population

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validity

true way of detecting what we're looking for

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reliability

measures gives the same outcome every single time

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dependent variable

subject is in charge of

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independent variable

research is in charge of

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three features of ethical research

1. must be justifiable
2. benefit must outweigh the harm
3. participants right must always be a priority

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debriefing

if the expiremebt was "blind" they'll tell you what the purpose was

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informed consent

form given prior, especially to the bill of rights