14 Fill in the Blank(s)

Questions

  1. When above-average values for one variable tend to be associated with below-average values for the other variable, the two variables are ________ ________ .
  2. ________ statements are based on systematic collection and analysis of data.
  3. The goal of ________ research is to provide a snapshot of the current state of affairs.
  4. In an experiment, the researcher manipulates the ________ variable and measures the ________ variable.
  5. The most common method of creating equivalence among the experimental conditions in an experiment is to use ________ ________.
  6. Case studies, surveys and naturalistic observation are types of ________ research.
  7. The standard deviation measures ________.
  8. The mode is the value that occurs ________ frequently in a distribution.
  9. An experiment has ________ validity if we trust the conclusions that have been drawn about the causal relationship between the IV and DV.
  10. The process of repeating previous research is known as ________.

Answers

  1. negatively correlated
  2. empirical
  3. descriptive
  4. independent, dependent
  5. random assignment
  6. descriptive
  7. dispersion  ….. variability would also be an acceptable answer
  8. most
  9. internal
  10. replication

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