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Research Methods In Psychology

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Psychology 2800E Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Doomsday Cult, When Prophecy Fails, Participant Observation

Thursday, November 5, 2015: Descriptive and Correlational Methods 1: Describing events (or the relation between events) without directly influencing the events Observational Research 1. Naturalistic Observations ...

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Psychology 2800E
Doug Hazlewood
Psychology 2800E Lecture 2: Research Methods-Lecture 2- The Goal of Science
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Research Methods Lecture 2The Goal of Science and the Role of TheoriesGoals of ScienceThe authors dont disagree about the goals they disagree about the classification of goals Classification of Goals > oultimate goals(unde...

Psychology
Psychology 2800E
Doug Hazlewood
Psychology 2800E Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Deductive Reasoning, Syllogism, Determinism
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Research Methods: Ways of Knowing: Lecture 1How do we know?Charles Peirce(1877): The fixation of belief >described several ways of knowing thingsone method is relying on (1)authority (such as parents, professors, textbooks...

Psychology
Psychology 2800E
Doug Hazlewood
Psychology 2800E Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Control Order, Random Assignment, Internal Validity

Within­Group (or “within­subjects”) Designs Prologue: Types of Experimental Designs A. Between-Group (or between-subjects) - Different groups get different conditions of IV. o E.g., 2 levels (or conditions):...

Psychology
Psychology 2800E
Doug Hazlewood
Psychology 2800E Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Random Assignment

Quasi Experiments 2: Studying the Effects of “Age” in Development Designs Prologue: Age as an IV A. Age is a “quasi” independent variable: - A participant variable that can’t be manipulated with random assignment B. ...

Psychology
Psychology 2800E
Doug Hazlewood
Psychology 2800E Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Nomothetic, Classical Conditioning, Internal Validity

Single Participant Experiments (Or “small­n” experiments) Part 1: Reasons for using single­participant experiments 1. Group experiments tell us about “groups” of people, not individuals 2. Group scores (means) can misre...

Psychology
Psychology 2800E
Doug Hazlewood
Psychology 2800E Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Rubik'S Cube, Complement Factor B, Physical Attractiveness

Factorial Experiments - “Multiple factor experiments” - Experiments with more than one independent variable (or “factor”) - Allow us to study the effects of more than one “cause” Part 1: The Notation System  - ...

Psychology
Psychology 2800E
Doug Hazlewood
Psychology 2800E Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Diminishing Returns, Confidence Interval, Thought Experiment

Sampling (Part 2): Sample Size & Sampling Error Prologue All of Today’s Discussion  Involves statistics - (W&M ch 15, p. 387-389)  Assumes we have probability (random) samples. Generated through a simple random sa...

Psychology
Psychology 2800E
Doug Hazlewood
Psychology 2800E Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Victimless Crime, Target Australia, Discriminant Validity

Descriptive and Correlational Methods 1: Describing events (or the relation between events) without directly influencing events Observational Research 1. Naturalistic Observations 2. Participant-Observer Research 3. Pr...

Psychology
Psychology 2800E
Doug Hazlewood
Psychology 2800E Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Celsius, Kelvin, Level Of Measurement

Definition & Levels Prologue: Background Review  Concepts are words (can’t be directly observed; aka constructs; must be translated into things that can be observed)  Operational definitions describe how concep...

Psychology
Psychology 2800E
Doug Hazlewood
Psychology 2800E Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Sample Size Determination, Flush Toilet, Convergent Validity

Descriptive and Correlational Methods 2: Archival research Prologue A. We like to record information. E.g.  Newspaper records;  The Gazette  Birth dates and death records;  School and employment records...

Psychology
Psychology 2800E
Doug Hazlewood
Psychology 2800E Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: University Of Western Ontario, Nonprobability Sampling, Simple Random Sample

Part 1: Definitions A. Population: Entire group that we want to learn about  Can consist of:  Individual people  Groups (e.g., all "clubs" on campus; companies on TSE; countries in UN)  Archived m...

Psychology
Psychology 2800E
Doug Hazlewood
Psychology 2800E Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: World Health Organization, Likert Scale, Energy Crisis

Descriptive & Correlational Methods 3: Survey Research Prologue A common method, but… 1. Begin with clear purpose 2. Question format (open or closed) 3. Writing good questions (10 guidelines) 4. Writing r...

Psychology
Psychology 2800E
Doug Hazlewood
Psychology 2800E Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Discriminant Validity, Multiple Choice, Predictive Validity

Reliability & Validity Prologue  Example: measuring your height  Value is 165 cm. is this an accurate (true) measure?  Random error (misreading number; slouching)  Systematic error or bias (wearing s...

Psychology
Psychology 2800E
Doug Hazlewood
Psychology 2800E Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Nuremberg Code, Natural Sciences And Engineering Research Council, Syphilis

Ethics in Research Prologue A. What is “ethics”?  A branch of philosophy concerned with moral issues of “right” and “wrong”  To behave “ethically” is to do what is morally right B. Why do scientists need an et...

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Psychology 2800E
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