Psychology Module 2
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Method of learning about the world through critical thinking and tools such as observation, experimentation, and statistical analysis.
Research that engages behaviors and selective notice evidence to support their hypothesis or expectations.
Thinking that that doesnt blindly accept arguments and conclusions.
Research participants reponde in a certain way because they know that they are being watched or they believe they know what the researcher wants.
Recording/Observing behavior in naturallu occuring situations without trying to control the situation.
Research technique in which one person is studied in depth in the hope or revealing universial principals.
Research project designed to discover the degree to which two variables are related to each other.
- Both variables increase(effictiveness)
- One increases, other decreases
All the cases in a group, from which samples may be drawn for study.
Research method in which the researcher manipulates one or more factors to observe the effect on other variables while controlling for confounding variables.
Investigators testable prediction about the outcome of research
A specification of the exact procedures used to make a variable specific and measurable for research purposes.
Variable that should cause something to happen
Variable that should show the cause effect of the independent variable
Assigning participants to control groups by chance to minimize preexisting differences among them.
Variable that could influence the dependent variable
Participants are not told the hypothesis until after data is collected.
Nonactive substance/condition that may be administered instead of a drug or active agent to see if the drug has an effect beyond the expectations.
Repeating a research study to see whenether the results can be reliably reproduced.
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