Study Guides (256,177)
US (126,302)
IUP (21)
PSYC 101 (14)
Study Guide

PSYC 101- Midterm Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 24 pages long!)
Premium

24 Pages
77 Views

Department
PSYC - Psychology
Course Code
PSYC 101
Professor
Mark V.Palumbo

This preview shows pages 1-4. Sign up to view the full 24 pages of the document.

Loved by over 2.2 million students

Over 90% improved by at least one letter grade.

Leah — University of Toronto

OneClass has been such a huge help in my studies at UofT especially since I am a transfer student. OneClass is the study buddy I never had before and definitely gives me the extra push to get from a B to an A!

Leah — University of Toronto
Saarim — University of Michigan

Balancing social life With academics can be difficult, that is why I'm so glad that OneClass is out there where I can find the top notes for all of my classes. Now I can be the all-star student I want to be.

Saarim — University of Michigan
Jenna — University of Wisconsin

As a college student living on a college budget, I love how easy it is to earn gift cards just by submitting my notes.

Jenna — University of Wisconsin
Anne — University of California

OneClass has allowed me to catch up with my most difficult course! #lifesaver

Anne — University of California
Description
[PSYC 101] Comprehensive fall guide including any lecture notes, textbook notes and exam guides.find more resources at oneclass.com Lahey, Ch2: Research Methods After reading Chapter Two, you should be able to: 1. Identify the components of the scientific method in psychology, including empirical evidence and operational definitions. 2. Distinguish between theories and hypotheses, and discuss the importance of using representative samples and replication in research. 3. Identify three descriptive methods used in psychology, and discuss how they are used. 4. Describe the correlational method, and distinguish between positive and negative correlation. 5. Explain the statement: "Correlation does not necessarily mean causation." 6. Identify formal experiments, and describe when they are appropriately used. 7. Distinguish between a dependent and an independent variable; distinguish between a control group and an experimental group. 8. Discuss the importance of the placebo effect, blind experiments, and experimenter bias. 9. Explain the use of descriptive statistics and identify uses of statistics. 10. Describe how decisions are reached using data and the concept of statistical significance. 11. List and define the five major ethical principles of research with human participants. 12. Discuss the use of nonhuman animals in research, and describe the ethical principles associated with these studies. 13. Describe the importance of representing human diversity in research. 14. Describe the challenges involved in designing a formal experiment. find more resources at oneclass.com
More Less
Unlock Document
Subscribers Only


Only pages 1-4 are available for preview. Some parts have been intentionally blurred.

Unlock Document
Subscribers Only
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version

Unlock Document
Subscribers Only

Log In


OR

Don't have an account?

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit