Monthly Archives: September 2013

Intefering Variables – A little more Complex

I assume that you came from the Simple Variables section. In truth, there isn’t that much more that you need to know about variables now. However… I didn’t say you had learnt it all. Extraneous Variables: These are variables that come … Continue reading

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Experimental Methods – 3 Types Of Experiments

There are 3 main types of experimental methods that researchers use to investigate their Hypothesis. Lab Experiment: This is the most controlled type of experiment that scientists use. It takes place in a lab setting where other variables can be … Continue reading

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Variables – The Basics

This article will cover the basics of Variables! As if you hadn’t guessed by the title… Simply put, a Variable is something that can vary. Scientists try their best to ensure that variables are accounted for, and in most cases, … Continue reading

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Advanced Hypothesis – The Complex Stuff (Well, not really)

I assume that you came here from the link of Hypothesis! This means that you either haven’t learn or have completely forgotten the advanced hypothesis facts! You need to learn the difference between directional and non-directional hypothesis! Directional: This is a … Continue reading

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Hypothesis – The many types

There are quite a few types of Hypothesis but there is no point carrying on with anything in science if you don’t understand them! Below are the types of Hypothesis you need to know… and remember: Experimental Hypothesis: An experimental … Continue reading

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Schaffer and Emerson – 4 stages of Attachment in infants

Stages of attachment Schaffer and Emerson were interested in the concept of attachment and hypothesised that human infant’s bonding periods take much longer than animals. They believed it could take up to 7 or 8 months for the bonding process … Continue reading

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Klaus and Kennel – Skin to Skin Contact Hypothesis

Klaus and Kennel (1976) Klaus and Kennel were interested in the concept of bond creation in infants and their care-givers. They also believed that the behaviour of the goslings could be linked to the survival of human infants. They also … Continue reading

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