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Module 1 & 2 Vocabulary
School of thought that focuses on how behavior springs from unconcious drives and conflicts.
School of thought that focuses on how we learn observable responses.
School of thought that focuses on the study of conscious experience, the individuals freedom to choose, and the capacity for personal growth.
School of thought that focuses on how we take in, process, store, and retrieve information.
School of thougth that focuses on the physical structures and sbustances underlying a particular behavior, thought, or emotion.
School of thought that focuses on how thinking or behavior changes in different contexts or situations.
Pure science that aims to increase the scientific knowledge base.
Scientific study that aims to solve practical problems.
Observing and recording behavior in naturally occuring situatinos without trying to manipulate and control the situation.
A research technique in which one person is studied in depth in the hope of revealing universal principles.
A research project designed to discover the degree to which two variables are related to each other.
A research technique designed to discover the self-reported attitudes or behaviors of a sample throught the use of questionairres or interviews.
A research technique that studies the same group of individuals over a long period of time.
A research technique that compares individuals from different age groups at one time.
Independent Variable (IV)
The research variable that a researcher actively manipulates, and if the hypothesis is correct, will cause a change in the dependent variable.
Dependent Variable (DV)
The research variable that is influenced by the independent variable.
In an experiment, a variable, other than the independent variable, that could influence the dependent variable.
Repeating a research study to see whether the results can be reliably reproduced.