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Flashcards - Analyzing & Interpreting Social Science Inquiry

Flashcards - Analyzing & Interpreting Social Science Inquiry
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Inductive reasoning
Inductive reasoning is reasoning in which the premises are viewed as supplying strong evidence for the truth of the conclusion
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hypothesis
A hypothesis is a proposed explanation for a phenomenon
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scatter plot
A scatter plot is a type of plot or mathematical diagram using Cartesian coordinates to display values for typically two variables for a set of data
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experiment
An experiment is a procedure carried out to support, refute, or validate a hypothesis
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experiment
An experiment is a procedure carried out to support, refute, or validate a hypothesis
scatter plot
A scatter plot is a type of plot or mathematical diagram using Cartesian coordinates to display values for typically two variables for a set of data
hypothesis
A hypothesis is a proposed explanation for a phenomenon
Inductive reasoning
Inductive reasoning is reasoning in which the premises are viewed as supplying strong evidence for the truth of the conclusion
ecological validity
In research, the ecological validity of a study means that the methods, materials and setting of the study must approximate the real-world that is being examined
reliable across samples
Reliability in statistics and psychometrics is the overall consistency of a measure
correlation coefficient
A correlation coefficient is a number that quantifies some type of correlation and dependence, meaning statistical relationships between two or more random variables or observed data values
number
A number is a mathematical object used to count, measure, and label

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