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Truth

Is knowledge revealed to us by God, and it never changes

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General Revelation

General revelation is one of the ways God reveals truth to us, usually by nature

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Special Revelation

Special revelation is one of the ways God reveals the Truth, by the Bible

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A Theory

A mental model or explanatory system that relates and explains

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A Theory

A mental model or explanatory system that relates and explains most or all of the facts in a certain sphere of knowledge.

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Models

A representation of something, made to explain something in simpler or physical terms

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Experiments

An experiment is used to prove or test a fact or treatment.

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Explanatory Variable

The Variable that is Manipulated by the researchers

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Response Variable

The Variable that is affected by the Explanatory Variable

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Lurking Variable

A variable that is hidden, and often negatively affects the accuracy of the results

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Control Group

The group that is unaffected, for the purpose of comparing the difference between treatment and no treatment.

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Experimental group

the group that the new treatment is tested on