PSY 2301 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Demand Characteristics, Naturalistic Observation

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5 Oct 2019
Chapter 2: Scientific Methods in Psychology
1. What is a hypothesis?
a testable prediction
2. When an experimenter wants to determine if his or her results are convincing, or if they might
have arisen by accident instead, the experimenter relies on _______
statistical techniques
3. An investigator repeats the procedures of someone else's experiment but obtains different
results. Therefore, the results of the first experiment were not _______
4. Before conducting any experiment on humans, a psychological investigator must obtain
informed consent.
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