Flashcards - Psychology Research & Design Analysis

Flashcards - Psychology Research & Design Analysis
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sample
In statistics and quantitative research methodology, a data sample is a set of data collected and/or selected from a statistical population by a defined procedure
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population
A population is a summation of all the organisms of the same group or species, which live in a particular geographical area, and have the capability of interbreeding
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convenience sample
Convenience sampling is a type of non-probability sampling that involves the sample being drawn from that part of the population that is close to hand
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experiment
An experiment is a procedure carried out to support, refute, or validate a hypothesis
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case study
A case study is about a person, group, or situation that has been studied over time
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case study
A case study is about a person, group, or situation that has been studied over time
experiment
An experiment is a procedure carried out to support, refute, or validate a hypothesis
convenience sample
Convenience sampling is a type of non-probability sampling that involves the sample being drawn from that part of the population that is close to hand
population
A population is a summation of all the organisms of the same group or species, which live in a particular geographical area, and have the capability of interbreeding
sample
In statistics and quantitative research methodology, a data sample is a set of data collected and/or selected from a statistical population by a defined procedure
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
classical conditioning
Classical conditioning refers to a learning procedure in which a biologically potent stimulus is paired with a previously neutral stimulus
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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