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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 397
Professor
Mary C Olmstead
Semester
Winter

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PSYC 397 Measurement and quantification are an integral part of the development of modern psychology. How do these continue to be important in the field and what are the advantages and disadvantages of this approach? How these continue to be important in the field • Objectivity • DSM moving to continuum model • Psychometrics • Understanding of constructs within psychology – parsing apart what simply overlaps, what ideas are combined, and which do not overlap Advantages • Allows psychology to be a science o No longer philosophy and introspection • Following of scientific method • Allows cross-discipline investiga
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