Psychology

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Psychology
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  1. Precision
    Skepticism
    Reliance on empirical evidence
    Willingness to make “risky predictions”
    Openness
    ideal scientist
  2. Start out with a general theory
    Derive a hypothesis
    Precision
  3. specify how the phenomena in question are to be observed and measured
    operational definition
  4. Caution must be balanced by openness to new ideas and evidence
    Skepticism
  5. Must state an idea in such a way that it can be refuted, or disproved by counterevidence
    principle of falsifiability
  6. Depends on the free flow of ideas and full disclosure of the procedures used in a study
    Openness
  7. an organized system of assumptions and principles that purports to explain certain phenomena and how they are related
    theory
  8. a statement that attempts to describe or explain a given behavior
    hypothesis
  9. tendancy to look for and accept evidence that supports pet theories and assumptions and to ignore or reject evidence that contrdicts beliefs
    confirmation bias
  10. a group of participants that accurately represents the larger population that the researcher is interested in
    representative sample


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