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EMPIRICISM
USE OF OJECTIVE OBSERVATIONS TO ANSWER A QUESTION ABOUT THE NATURE OF OF BEHAVIOR
APPLIED RESEARCH
CONDUCTED TO ADDRESS ISSUES IN WHICH THERE ARE PRACTICAL PROBLEMS AND POTENTIAL SOLUTIONS
BASIC RESEARCH
TRIES TO ANSWER THE FUNDAMENTAL QUESTIONS ABOUT THE NATURE OF BEHAVIOR
TEMPORAL PRECEDENCE
PART OF CAUSAL INFERENCE, THE CAUSE PRECEDES THE EFFECT IN A TIME SEQUENCE
GOALS OF SCIENCE
TO DESCRIBE BEHAVIOR
TO PREDICT BEHAVIOR
TO DETERMINE THE CAUSE OF BEHAVIOR
TO UNDERSTAND OR EXPLAIN BEHAVIOR
HYPOTHESIS
A STATEMENT MAKES AN ASSERTION ABOUT WHAT IS TRUE IN A PARTICULAR SITUATION.
A STATEMENT ASSERTING THAT TWO OR MORE VARIABLES ARE RELATED TO ONE ANOTHER
FALSIFIABLE
CAN GET DISCONFIRMING EVIDENCE
ABSTRACT
BRIEF SUMMARY OF ARTICLE OR RESEARCH REPORT
PARSIMONIOUS
AS SIMPLE AS POSSIBLE
TESTABLE
CAN BE OBSERVED
AUTONOMY
PRINCIPLE THAT INDIVIDUALS IN RESEARCH INVESTIGATIONS ARE CAPABLE OF MAKING A DECISION OF WHETHER OR NOT TO PARTICIPATE
BENEFICENCE
PRINCIPLE THAT RESEARCH SHOULD HAVE BENEFICIAL EFFECTS WHILE MINIMIZING ANY HARMFUL EFFECTS
CONFIDENTIALITY
ANONYMITY OF INFORMATION,KEEPING INFORMATION SECURE FROM OTHERS IN A VOW OF CONFIDENCE
PLAGIARISM
PRESENTATION OF DATA OR ANOTHER'S WORK AS ONE'S OWN
IRB
INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARD, AN ETHICS REVIEW COMMITTEE ESTABLISHED TO REVIEW RESEARCH PROPOSALS
INFORMED CONSENT
THE PRINCIPLE THAT PARTICIPANTS IN AN EXPERIMENT BE INFORMED IN ADVANCE OF ALL ASPECTS OF THE RESEARCH THAT MIGHT INFLUENCE THIER DECISION TO PARTICIPATE
CONFOUNDING VARIABLES
A VARIABLE THAT IS NOT CONTROLLED IN A RESEARCH INVESTIGATION
DEPENDENT VARIABLE
THE VARIABLE THAT IS THE SUBJECT'S RESPONSE TO AND DEPENDENT ON, THE LEVEL OF THE MANIPULATED INDEPENDENT VARIABLE
INTERNAL VALIDITY
THE CERTAINTY WITH WHICH RESULTS OF AN EXPERIMENT CAN BE ATTRIBUTED TO THE MANIPULATION OF THE INDEPENDENT VARIABLE RATHER THAT TO SOME OTHER CONFOUNDNG VARIABLE
OPERATIONAL DEFINITION
DEFINITION OF A CONCEPT THAT SPECIFIES THE OPERATION USED TO MEASURE OR MANIPULATE THE CONCEPT
AUTONOMY
PRINCIPLE THAT INDIVIDUALS IN RESEARCH INVESTIGATIONS ARE CAPABLE OF MAKING A DECISION OF WHETHER OR NOT TO PARTICIPATE
BENEFICENCE
PRINCIPLE THAT RESEARCH SHOULD HAVE BENEFICIAL EFFECTS WHILE MINIMIZING ANY HARMFUL EFFECTS
CONFIDENTIALITY
ANONYMITY OF INFORMATION,KEEPING INFORMATION SECURE FROM OTHERS IN A VOW OF CONFIDENCE
PLAGIARISM
PRESENTATION OF DATA OR ANOTHER'S WORK AS ONE'S OWN
IRB
INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARD, AN ETHICS REVIEW COMMITTEE ESTABLISHED TO REVIEW RESEARCH PROPOSALS
INFORMED CONSENT
THE PRINCIPLE THAT PARTICIPANTS IN AN EXPERIMENT BE INFORMED IN ADVANCE OF ALL ASPECTS OF THE RESEARCH THAT MIGHT INFLUENCE THIER DECISION TO PARTICIPATE
CONFOUNDING VARIABLES
A VARIABLE THAT IS NOT CONTROLLED IN A RESEARCH INVESTIGATION
DEPENDENT VARIABLE
THE VARIABLE THAT IS THE SUBJECT'S RESPONSE TO AND DEPENDENT ON, THE LEVEL OF THE MANIPULATED INDEPENDENT VARIABLE
INTERNAL VALIDITY
THE CERTAINTY WITH WHICH RESULTS OF AN EXPERIMENT CAN BE ATTRIBUTED TO THE MANIPULATION OF THE INDEPENDENT VARIABLE RATHER THAT TO SOME OTHER CONFOUNDNG VARIABLE
OPERATIONAL DEFINITION
DEFINITION OF A CONCEPT THAT SPECIFIES THE OPERATION USED TO MEASURE OR MANIPULATE THE CONCEPT
EXTERNAL VALIDITY
THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE RESULTS OF AN EXPERIMENT MAY BE GENERALIZED
MEDIATING VARIABLE
PSYCHOLOGICAL PROCESSES THAT MEDIATE THE EFFECTS OF A SITUATIONAL VARIABLE ON A PARTICULAR RESPONSE
EXTERNAL VALIDITY
THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE RESULTS OF AN EXPERIMENT MAY BE GENERALIZED
MEDIATING VARIABLE
PSYCHOLOGICAL PROCESSES THAT MEDIATE THE EFFECTS OF A SITUATIONAL VARIABLE ON A PARTICULAR RESPONSE
EXTERNAL VALIDITY
THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE RESULTS OF AN EXPERIMENT MAY BE GENERALIZED
MEDIATING VARIABLE
PSYCHOLOGICAL PROCESSES THAT MEDIATE THE EFFECTS OF A SITUATIONAL VARIABLE ON A PARTICULAR RESPONSE