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It might be reliable but is it valid?

When we want to research something we often test our ideas or hypothesis using a range of experimental tests and designs. One of the most important things a researcher should ensure is that their test actually measures what it says it is going to measure, this means making the test valid. There are two main … Continue reading

Raised by wolves

Our first words are typically things like mummy or daddy; however they are often random too. Language develops throughout childhood, it progresses from babbling noises to sentences, into complex sentences containing meaning and purpose (Gleitman, Gross, & Reisberg, 2011). The environment around us will have heavy influence on language development. So what happens to those brought up … Continue reading