Revista Salud Uninorte
Print version ISSN 0120-5552
DIAZ NARVAEZ, Víctor Patricio and CALZADILLA NUNEZ, Aracelis. The hypothesis and scientific investigation in the biological and medical sciences. Salud, Barranquilla [online]. 2009, vol.25, n.2, pp. 362-373. ISSN 0120-5552.
A study was done about the negative impact that could be between methodological and epistemological facts, when scientific and empirical hipótesis are overlapped or substituted by statistical hypothesis. Such overlaps or substitution tend to confuse to researchers and pre and post grade student related with the potencial cognitive of hypothesis in both, general and specific way. Moreover, the sources that may result this kind of mistakes in scientific research process are discused.
Keywords : Scientific hypothesis; Empirical hypothesis; Statistical hypothesis.