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 a numerical measureof the chance that something will happen, expressed as a number between 1 (certainty) and 0(impossibility). A probability of 0.05 is typically used in psychological investigationsto represent the probability of an effect found occurring if the nullhypothesis is true, ie. The results are purely due to chance factors.

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July 25th 2021


the quality or state of beingsentient; consciousness; Feeling as distinguished from perception or thought.