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Significance The quality of being worthy of attention; importance.
Reliability The quality or state of being reliable.
Statement A definite or clear expression of something in speech or writing.
Peer Review Evaluation of scientific, academic, or professional work by others working in the same field.
Validity The quality of being logically or factually sound; soundness or cogency.
Experimental Design The process of planning a study to meet specified objectives.
Patent A government authority or license conferring a right or title for a set period, especially the sole right to exclude others from making, using, or selling an invention.
Intellectual Property A work or invention that is the result of creativity, such as manuscript or a design, to which one has rights and for which one may apply for a patent, copyright, trademark, etc.
Confidence Level The probability that the value of a parameter falls within a specified range of values.
Experiment Stations An establishment for scientific research where experiments are carried out, studies of practical application are made, and information is disseminated.
Literature Written works, especially those considered of superior lasting artistic merit.
Hypothesis A supposition or proposed explanation made on the basis of limited evidence as a starting point for further investigation.
Treatment Group The experimental manipulation group that receives the treatment.
Scientific Method A method of procedure that has characterized natural science since the 17th century, consisting in systematic observation, measurement, and experiment, and the formulation, testing, and modification of hypothesis.
Theory A supposition or a system of ideas intended to explain something, especially one based on general principles independent to explain something, especially one based on general principles independent of the thing to be explained.
Hatch Act An act to prevent pernicious political activities, is a United State federal law whose main provision prohibits employees in the executive branch of the federal government, except the president, vice-president, and certain designated high-level officials.
Control Group A baseline group that receives no treatment or a neutral treatment.
Data Facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis.
Correlated Have a mutual relationship or connection, in which one thing affects or depends on another.
Research The systematic investigation into and study of materials and sources in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions.
Problem A matter or situation regarded as unwelcome or harmful and needing to be dealt with and overcome.
Applied Put to practical use as opposed to being theoretical.
Fact A thing that is indisputably the case.
T-Test A statistical examination of two population means.
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