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Charles Darwin-Beetle, mollusks
Origin of Species=natural selection best survive & reproduce enviornment
What is psychology’s current position on nature/ nurture
nature and nurture relate, they aren't separate
What advantage do we gain by using bio-psychology approach in
Incorporates different levels of analysis
hindsight bias, overconfidence, and the tendency to perceive order in random
events illustrate why science-based answers are more valid than those based on
intuition and common sense?
Science based answers separate reality from illusion
Curiosity, skepticism, and humble
sciences three main components
scientific method/self correcting method
How scientists ask and answer questions
Theory, Hypothesize, define, replicate, gather results that apply to everyone
explain with principles that organize observations, predict behaviors or
events. Organizes isolated facts
Testable predictions within a theory. Enables us to test, reject, or revise theory
carefully worded statement that enables replication of the observation with different participants, materials, & circumstances.