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PSYC 1001- Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 149 pages long!)


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYC 1001
Professor
Bruce Tsuji
Study Guide
Final

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PSYC 1001
Final EXAM
STUDY GUIDE

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The beseah Entepise in Psholo
The Sientii Approah to Behaiour
Ho do ou appoah psholo in a sientii a?
Goals o the Sientii Entepise
What ae the oals?
Measuement and desiption
Must ind a a to measue the phenomenon unde stud
Undestandin and pedition hihe-leel oal
Sientists eliee that the undestand eents hen the an
eplain the easons o the ouene o the eents
To ealuate undestandin, test peditions alled hpotheses ae
mad
Appliation and ontol
One people undestand a phenomenon, the oten an eet
moe ontol oe it
Psholo attempts to appl eseah indins to patial
polems
Steps in a Sientii Inestiation
Step : Fomulate a testale Hpothesis
Ho do ou omulate a testale hpothesis?
To e testale, sientii hpotheses must e omulated
peisel, and the aiales unde stud must e leal deined
beseahes ahiee lea omulations  poidin opeational
deinitions o the eleant aiales
An opeational deinition desies the ations o
opeations that ill e used to measue o ontol a
aiale
Step : Selet the beseah Method and Desin the Stud
Ho do ou selet a eseah method and desin the stud?
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Method hosen depends to a lae deee on the natue o the
uestion unde stud
Must ponde pos and ons then selet hih seems most
appopiate and patial
Step : Collet the Data
Ho do ou ollet data?
Gathe esults om the stud hih took plae
Step : Analze the Data and Da Conlusions
Ho do ou analze the data and da onlusions?
Oseations ae usuall oneted into numes
The then use statistis o this data to deide hethe thei
hpotheses hae een suppoted
Step : bepotin the Findins
Ho do ou epot indins?
Wite a onise summa o the stud and its indins
Adantaes o the Sientii Appoah
What ae the adantaes o this appoah?
Clait and peision
Sientii method euies that people spei eatl hat the
ae talkin aout hen the omulate hpotheses
Enhanes ommuniation aout impotant ideas
belatie intoleane o eo
Siene has an elusie opiht on tuth
The onstantl seah o the tuth and hallene othes’ oks
to et to the tuth
Independent and Dependent Vaiales
Epeiment
Manipulate a aiale unde ontolled onditions so hanes in
anothe aiale ae oseed
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