Psy 290

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Psy 290
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  1. 4 goals of Scientific Research
    1. description

    2. Prediction

    3.Determination of Cause

    4. Explanation of Behavior
  2. Temporal Precedence
    cause before effect
  3. covariation of cause/effect
    when cause is not present:

    effect will not be present
  4. alternate explanations
    eliminate
  5. Hypothesis
    tentative question waiting for evidence to support it
  6. Prediction
    statement that makes an assertion concerning what will occur in a particular research investigation
  7. Anatomy of a research article
    Abstract, Intro, Method, Results, Discussion

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