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PSYC2000 Study Notes

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PSYC2000StudyNotesPsychologythestudyofhumanmindandhumanbehaviorAssumptionsofScienceThereisorderintheuniverseDeterminismeveryeventhasphysicalpotentiallymeasurablecauseoDoesnottakeintoaccountfreewilloThingshappenforreasonSkepticismanattitudethatdoubtsallclaimsnotsupportedbysolidresearchevidenceshowdataAccuracyaserrorfreeaspossibleObjectivityfreeofbiasAMAPoQuestionsoInterpretationOpenmindednessChangeGoalsofScientificResearchDescriptionthecitingoftheobservablecharacteristicsofaneventobjectorindividualasitexistsnomanipulationnewraretofieldoSystematicdescribewhatisrelevantoPreciseuseofsformeasurementconcretedescriptionsAMAPoOperationaldefinitionsdefinebehaviororqualitiesintermsoftheproceduresusedtomeasureorproducethemExDrunkuseBloodAlcoholContentPredictionWhatshouldhappennextPsychologistswanttomakepredictionsinformofhypothesesaboutchangesinbehaviormentalexperiencesorphysiologicalprocessesoHypothesistestablepredictionaboutarelationshipusuallyderivedfromatheoryoTheorysetofstatementsthatsummarizeandexplainresearchfindingsfromwhichresearchhypothesescanbederivedControlmanipulatefactorsthateffectthoughtbehavioroExperimentalcontrolresearchcontrolasmanyfactorsaspossibleoEverydaycontrolapplicationofresearchfindingstocontrolbehaviorExplanationdiscoverofcausesofovertbehaviorsmentalexperiencesandphysiologicalprocessesScientificMethodProvidearationaleandreviewtherelevantliteratureoIdentifytheproblemofinterestareaofstudyoReviewtherelevantresearchliteratureseveralreasonsOperationaldifferencessameconceptquestionsAvoidneedlessreplicationResearchintobroadercontextExposuretoothertheoriesDevelopaTestableHypothesistestablepredictionabouttherelationshipbetween2ormoreeventsorcharacteristicsDesignthestudyandcollectthedataoDecideontheresearchproceduretouseoCollectthedataAnalyzethedataandacceptrejectthehypothesisoApplystatisticstothedataDescriptivestatisticssummarize1groupatatimeMeanVariabilityInferentialStatisticscomparegroupsoDiscusstheimplicationsoftheresearchfindingsinregardtotheresearchhypothesisPublishReplicateandseekscientificreviewoPublishthefindingsoReplicatethestudyReplicatetheexactstudywithdifferentparticipantswithinreasontomakesuretherewasnoflukeReplicatestudywithsystematicvariationofrelevantvariablesBuildaTheoryTypesofResearchDescriptiveResearchresearchersimplyrecordswhatheshehassystematicallyobservedoNOcausationorpredictionoSeveralmethodsusedNaturalisticobservationparticipantsarestudiesintheirnaturalenvironmentdontknowtheyarebeingobservedHawthorneEffectchangebehaviorbecausetheyknowtheyarebeingobservedEthnographicresearchresearcherspendsalotoftimewiththepeopletheyareresearchingusuallylivingwiththemEspeciallyusefulwhenstudyingotherculturesArchivalResearchexaminescollectionsoflettersmanuscriptstaperecordingsvideorecordingsetcUsefultocompareovertimeCaseStudiesintenseexaminationovertimeof1persongetmoredataProblemsDoesnotrepresentgroupCorrelationResearchusedwhenaresearcherwantstopredictonevariablefromanotherpredictwhatsnextoDoesnotintroducevariableforethicallogisticalreasonsoCorrelationCoefficientdegreeofrelationshipbetween2variablesPositiveCCchangeinsamedirectionNegativeCCchangeinoppositedirectionRangeinmagnitudefromzerotoabsolute1oCORRELATIONDOESNOTEQUALCAUSATIONExperimentalResearchusedtodetermineifthereisacasualrelationshipbetween2variablesoEnablescausationbymanipulatingvariableoNeedssampleoDefinitionsSamplesubsetofpopulationyoutestPopulationeveryonewhocouldbeinvolvedinresearch
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