Psych Chapter 2
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Those that anyone can obtain at least approximately by following the same procedures
Combines the results of many studies and analyzes them as though they were one huge study
Determines which variations and procedures increase or decrease the effects
An explanation or model that fits many observations and makes accurate predictions
Stated in such clear, precise terms that we can see what evidence would count against it if, of course, such evidence existed
Burden of Proof
The obligation to present evidence to support one's claim
When given a choice among explanations that seem to fit the facts, we prefer the ones that are clearer, simpler, or more consistent with established theories
Extrasensory Perception (ESP)
At least some people some of the time acquire information without receiving energy through any sense organ
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