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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYB01H3
Professor
Connie Boudens
Semester
Fall

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Purple text – Prof’s Speech PSYB01 – Lecture 1 Slide 1 – Why Learn Research Methods? - Become a better consumer of research o Psychology study says violent video games makes kids riskier drivers o Does Facebook make you fat?  The above are articles on example studies; we study methods so that we can question the procedures, findings, etc. of the study to determine if we believe it or not - Research is built on previous research - Often used in work settings - Used in making policy decisions Slide 2 – The Scientific Approach - Have an observation/insight  develop a hypothesis (a prediction of what you think you will find)  testing of hypothesis  findings - Previous findings, insights, and theories contribute
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