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Research studies

Studies and tests hypothesis.

Must have reliability and validity.

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Hypothesis

Testable explanations of observed events.

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Reliability

The study produces consistent results when replicated.

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Validity

The study accurately measures what it claims to measure. Three types of validity.

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Construct (1)

Type of validity where the study measures the effect that it is trying to measure.

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Internal (2)

Type of validity where the study shows that only the experimental factor caused an effect.

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External (3)

Type of validity where the study results apply to other situations.