What are conceptual variables?

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In experiment design, conceptual variables are abstract concepts that compose the basis of a research hypothesis. For example, describing the relationship between study time and grades. In other words, conceptual variables are abstract variables describe as the experimenter understands them or sees them.

Example / Application

Example: Research Methods; Measurements (see fig)

Application: In this example each variable that the researcher is attempt to measure is clearly defined as he/she sees it fit.

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