1. Ensure your Observed ‘Natural’ Phenomenon (Dependent Variable – Effect) is “NATURAL” not Synthetic (Man-Made).
2. The Independent Variable (CAUSE) MUST BE manipulable by “YOU” the Researcher.
3. Both Hypotheses MUST BE grammatically sound, follow logically, and practically actionable (EXPERIMENT/TESTABLE).
All Three Criteria MUST BE satisfied or your
Hypothesis is INVALID, Start Over !!!