Category Archives: Research Methods

Evaluation Of The Research Studies Into The Sensitive Period (12)

There are 2 key research studies into the “sensitive period”. These were done by Konrad Lorenz (1935) and Klaus and Kennel (1976). Arguably the most important variable to evaluate is the internal validity of a study. The 2 studies vary … Continue reading

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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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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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