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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 201W
Professor
A.George Alder
Semester
Spring

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How do we knowTenacityBasic and applied researchA method of knowing that involves believing something Basic Researchsimply because it is what we have long believedExamine the fundamental nature of phenomenaPoor way of establishing knowledgeRefusing to consider contrary evidence reduces the Used to discover principles that underlie behaviour and likelihood of forming accurate beliefsmental processes to test theories and to gather other Involves closing oneself off to information that is information about the fundamental nature of behaviourinconsistent withthreatens a firmly held beliefApplied ResearchAuthority knowledge gained from othersDirectly focuses on helping to solveevaluate a specific realinvolves relying on other people as our source of world problemknowledge and beliefsPervasive throughout our livesWe are more likely to rely on other for information when we perceive them as credibleSkeptism science and everyday lifePerceiving the person as an ex
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