Card Set Information
Emphasizes processes and unresolved past conflicts.
what the experimenter measures
Goals of psychology
describe, explain, and predict; change behavior and mental processes
determines causes of behavior and can describe specifics
sudies objective, observable, enviornmental influences on overt behavior.
use interviews or questionares on a sample of participants.
focuses on social interactions and cultural determinants of behavior and mental processes
are in depth investigations
have informed consent, limited and careful use of deception, debriefing and confidentiallity
emphasizes thinking, perception, problem solving, memory, language, and info processing.
scientific study of mental processes that values empirical evidence, critical thinking and behavioral.
what the experimenter manipulates
Types of desriptive research
Case studies, naturalistic observation and surveys.