The word also refers sometimes to affect display, which is "a facial, vocal, or gestural behavior that serves as an indicator of affect" (APA 2006).
The affective domain represents one of the three divisions described in modern psychology: the cognitive, the conative, and the affective.
Anything that affects an effect is a factor of that effect.
A direct factor is a factor that affects an effect directly, that is, without any intervening factors.
A hypothesis (from Greek ¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿; plural hypotheses) is a proposed explanation for a phenomenon.
The term derives from the Greek, ¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿ ¿ hypotithenai meaning "to put under" or "to suppose".
For a hypothesis to be put forward as a scientific hypothesis, the scientific method requires that one can test it.
Scientists generally base scientific hypotheses on previous observations that cannot satisfactorily be explained with the available scientific theories.
Affect refers to the experience of feeling or emotion.
Affect is a key part of the process of an organism's interaction with stimuli.
Empirical research is a way of gaining knowledge by means of direct and indirect observation or experience.