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Quantitative methods

How do you determine if an aspect of psychology is associated with something else? How do you identify whether something causes an aspect of mind or behaviour to change? Quantitative research can help answer causal and relational research questions. It involves accurately measuring, scoring or counting variables to collect numerical data, and then using statistical methods to spot interesting patterns in that data. Learn about the principles of quantitative research, including the main research design strategies and how to formulate and test hypotheses.