Study Guide for Psyc 201

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 201W
Professor
Cathy Mc Farland
Semester
Winter

Description
Study Guide (Psyc 201) Chapter 1 Know and understand the 3 key aspects to the scientific approach Know the goals of scientific research (description, prediction, determination of cause, and explanation of behavior) Know the difference between basic and applied research Chapter 2 How a hypothesis differs from a prediction Describe the different sources of ideas for research (common sense, observation, theories, functions of theories) Know what information is included in the abstract, intro, method, results and discussion Chapter 3 Know the 3 ethical principles outlined in Belmont Report Milgrim study Informed consent form- what is contained, issues Debriefing Versus minimal risk and greater than minimal risk Fraud vs. Plagiarism Chapter 4 Know the definitions of terms at end of chapter Difference between IVs and DVs Recognize and describe different types of relationships between variables (positive, negative, no relationship) What are the differences between experimental and n
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