HYPOTHESIS Versus HYPERTHESIS
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
A hypothesis is a proposed explanation for a phenomenon. For a hypothesis to be a scientific hypothesis, it needs to tested using scientific method(s). Scientists generally base scientific hypotheses on previous observations that cannot be explained otherwise. A scientific hypothesis is a proposed explanation of a phenomenon, until it is rigorously tested. In contrast, a scientific theory has undergone extensive testing and accepted to be the accurate explanation behind an observation. Here, the use of term ‘hyperthesis’ is introduced that highlights missing link between a scientific hypothesis and a scientific theory. It is believed that this term will be valuable in describing research that does not fit the scientific norm.
Publication ( Name of Journal)
European Journal of Educational Sciences
Baig, A. M.,
Khan, N. A.
(2014). HYPOTHESIS Versus HYPERTHESIS. European Journal of Educational Sciences, 1(2), 297-299.
Available at: https://ecommons.aku.edu/pakistan_fhs_mc_bbs/313