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Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology

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PSYC 201W Study Guide - Final Guide: Level Of Measurement, Face Validity, Factor Analysis
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Word Definition Nominal Scale Nonquantitative scale that groups elements together by type. Cannot rank order of the different elements in a category. Ordinal Scale Rank order scale Allows you to rate variables from highe...

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PSYC 201W
Rose Vernon
PSYC 201W Study Guide - Final Guide: Dependent And Independent Variables, Causal Model, Vocab (Song)
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Chapter 2 Vocab Term Definition Experimental Attempts to identify cause and effect relationship by conducting Research controlled experiments. Descriptive Focuses o...

Psychology
PSYC 201W
Rose Vernon
PSYC 201W Study Guide - Final Guide: Logical Positivism, Behavioural Sciences, Vocab (Song)
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Chapter 1 Vocab Term Definition Induction A reasoning process that involves going from the specific to the general. Deduction A reasoning process that involves going from the general to the specific. Hypothesis Testing The...

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PSYC 201W
Rose Vernon
PSYC 201W Study Guide - Final Guide: Null Hypothesis, Vocab (Song)
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Chapter 3 Vocab Term Definition Theory A statement or group of statements that explain how and why some part of the world works, and provides predictions about the world to be empirically tested. Meta Search Engine Search ...

Psychology
PSYC 201W
Rose Vernon
PSYC 201W Study Guide - Final Guide: Statistical Conclusion Validity, Internal Validity, Demand Characteristics
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Chapter 6 Study Questions What is statistical conclusion validity? Do the two variables that you are looking at actually covary? Is there enough power? (Is the sample size large enough) Why is statistical conclusion validi...

Psychology
PSYC 201W
Rose Vernon
PSYC 201W Study Guide - Final Guide: Paul Feyerabend, Empiricism, Operationalization
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Chapter 1 Study Questions 1. Explain each of the approaches to acquiring knowledge and how these methods are used in science. a. Intuition: The act of process of coming to a conclusion without reasoning or knowledge. i. Us...

Psychology
PSYC 201W
Rose Vernon
PSYC 201W Study Guide - Final Guide: Psycinfo, Null Hypothesis
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Chapter 3 Study Questions Study Questions 1 Where can you get ideas for a research study? Research ideas can come from everyday life and phenomena that are observed. They have come from practical issues that need to be res...

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PSYC 201W
Rose Vernon
PSYC 201W Study Guide - Final Guide: Statistical Hypothesis Testing
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Chapter 2 Study Questions Study Questions 1 1. Distinguish between experimental and descriptive research and qualitative and quantitative research. Experimental research is attempts to determine cause and effect relationsh...

Psychology
PSYC 201W
Rose Vernon
PSYC 201W Study Guide - Final Guide: Survey Data Collection, Demand Characteristics
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Chapter 12 Survey Research Question Answer What is survey research? A nonexperimental technique that uses questionnaires and interviews to assess attitudes, opinion, and beliefs. What are the steps to conducting survey 1. ...

Psychology
PSYC 201W
Rose Vernon
PSYC 201W Study Guide - Final Guide: Handedness, Operational Definition, Nicotine
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Chapter 8 Experimental Research Designs Weak Experimental Designs 1. Onegroup posttestonly design: Administration of a posttest to a single group of participants after they have been given an experimental treatment conditi...

Psychology
PSYC 201W
Rose Vernon
PSYC 201W Study Guide - Final Guide: Dependent And Independent Variables, Random Assignment, Vocab (Song)
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Chapter 7 Vocab Word Definition Differential Influence When the influence of an extraneous variable is different for each group. Random Assignment Randomly assigning a sample of individuals to a specific number of comparis...

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PSYC 201W
Rose Vernon
PSYC 201W Study Guide - Final Guide: Statistical Conclusion Validity, Confounding, Dependent And Independent Variables
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Research Validity Statistical conclusion validity Validity of the inference make about whether the independent and dependent variable co vary. Statistical Significance The observed relationship is probably not due to chanc...

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PSYC 201W
Rose Vernon
PSYC 201W Study Guide - Final Guide: Dependent And Independent Variables, Pattern Matching, Random Assignment
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Chapter 10 Study Questions Question Answer What are QuasiExperimental Designs? a research design in which an experimental procedure is applied but all extraneous variables are not controlled. Is random assignment used in q...

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PSYC 201W
Rose Vernon

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