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When the expectations of the study are conveyed to patient's and alter the study's outcome.
Statistical measure given as a percent expressing how confident you are in the results of a study.
Process of recognizing or observing a pattern and then drawing a conclusion
When the accessible population is not equivalent to the intended target population, this affects the...
Use of records that are already established or collected in the past.
Describe the relationship type. Feeding rats large quantities of warfarin results in them hemorrhaging on the inside.
Taking a sample from the most convenient population.
When the awareness of being in a study alters a subject's response or behaviour.
General statements are made to explain the phenomena, which leads to a hypothesis.
Does not allow identification of control and experimental group to either participants or researchers.
Group in true experimental design to receive treatment.
Name one of the four types of non-probability sampling.
Rely on experts to give you information
Question with a predetermined response.
When conducting a search with Boolean logic, AND takes precedence over OR. True or false?
Statement that specify nature of relationship between sets of observations.
An interview where the wording and order are the same for all respondants.
A relationship in which changing one variable changes the other.
Name one of the four types of probability sampling
Variables that could have an effect, but which we do not wish to study
A research model that produces quantitative data and uses deductive reasoning.
Statement of predicted relationship between two variables.
Summarize what is to be achieved by the study, and clarify variables.
One can generalize that a sample of the population represents the entire population
Must be eliminated or reduced, or else they can interfere with the findings of your research.
States the expected relationship between variables expected as the study's outcome.
Allows experiments to be repeated and validated by other researchers.
Degree to which measures are free from error and yield consistent results.
A paradigm where the researcher does nothing to influence his findings.
Design that involves manipulation of variables, randomization, and controlled conditions.
Process of eliminating influences that can jeapordize the findings of your research.
Assumes that all traits or characteristics of organisms can be quantified.
Belief that research should be conducted via observation.
Characterized by little or no control of extraneous nuisance variables.
Name one of the three forms of experimental design
The larger the sample size, the lower the ...
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No control measures or randomization are used in this study method.
Research model that uses an informal literary style to report findings.
Effects change in other variables.
Orderly, systematic, and controlled approach to obtaining empirical information and testing ideas.
Question that allows expansion of answers
Every unit of the population must have the same chance of entering the study.
An interview in which the phrasing and order of questions are redefined as you go.
Examines data collected in the present, a stronger form of study due to greater control
Evidence must be rooted in objective reality.
Target population that is accessible to you.
Changing one variable causes the other to change. Describes a ... relationship
A research model that gives resports in a formal style
Uses systematic observation, measurement, and experimentation to distinguish between competing scientific theories.
Research model that uses inductive reasoning.
Use of both quantitative and qualitative methods to collect data.
Name one of the two major styles of research paradigms
Assumes no relationship between the two variables.
Research that contributes directly to modification of present practices.
Name one of the two key attributes of the positivist paradigm.
Samples most accessible from target sampling
Sampling method with unknown probability that each unit of population will be included, can lead to bias.
Different from validity in that it measures how results are applicable outside the sample group.
White coat syndrome affects what part of internal validity?
A study in which the researcher observes a situation without manipulating it.
Comparing, contrasting, and combining results from different studies to identify patterns and resolves points of disagreement.
Logical thought process of reasoning from generalizations
Important to assure readers that the researcher had no effect on the study
Research motivated by curiosity.
Explain the hypothesis and help to predict events.
A probability sampling method which uses a sample interval to chose a sample.
Part of population with characteristics of interest
Structured research design is similar to a experiment, but usually lacks randomization.
Minimization of the likelihood of a chance result
Group in true experimental design to not receive treatment. Serves to provide comparison.
Control of all variables is key to an experiment's...
Involves placebo use.
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Means to gain decent results on a population without polling every member of that population.
Positive results are ...
Same observer rates the same patients twice, resulting in similar results.
Entire sets of persons, objects, or events.
Sampling method where the population is divided into two or more stra or groups with different categories of a characteristic, to decrease bias when one group is larger than anothe
Allows conclusions to be applied to larger, broader groups.
Used because study subjects can unwillingly alter their normal behaviour while in a study
Statement of predicted relationship between three or more variables.
Weak design that is nevertheless useful for pilot studies to gain understanding of variables surrounding a problem.
Has the same essential structure as the article but renders the points in a simplified format
Prevents researcher from exerting unintended effect on dependent variable.
Sampling method where an expert uses their judgement to choose a sample, which is dangerous for medical studies with a smaller sample.
Name one of the four characteristics of the Scientific Method.
Translates the problem and purpose into a clear explanation or prediction of the expected outcomes of the study.
Model where the researcher's interaction with his subject produces the results.
Refers to the accuracy of your study's results.
Single unit of target population
A hypothesis in which the descriptors indicate the direction of the study.
A hypothesis that predicts the presence of a relationship, but does not predict the direction.
An educated guess.
Samples chosen on qualities the researcher thinks are important
The extent to which the experimental treatment was the sole cause of the effect.
Name the type of relationship. Omitting coffee from a morning routine is found to also decrease smoking.
A type of probability sampling in which every unit has the same chance of being chosen.
Characteristic of research that changes values depending on the circumstances.
Effect of the independent variable.
This specifies variables to be manipulated, identifies the subject population, directs the conduct of the study, and narrows the field of research.
Model where definitions evolve throughout the course of research.
Used when there are only a few subjects for a study and they are difficult to find.
An action plan that describes work to be done in a discipline.
Sampling method used in large geographic areas.
Organizational structure by which we formulate questions and answers during experiments.
Investigator identifies problem to be investigated, measures and quantifies data related to the problem, collects and analyzes the data, and forms a conclusion.
High correlation between two or more researchers in assessing the subjects.
Extent to which research and conclusions apply to the real world.
Hypotheses tested under controlled conditions.

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