Unit 1 - Research Methods

Please can you discuss the IV and DV, as well as operation definitions. How can I easily pick out from the prompt the IV and DV ? Any tips…,

The independent variable is what is being manipulated. For example, the pill that the participants are taking or the treatment someone is undergoing. The dependent variable is their change in behavior based on the IV. The operational definition is the quantitative measurement of the DV.

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