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Chapter 2

Chapter 2 Textbook Notes

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 2310
Professor
Saba Safdar
Semester
Fall

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CHAPTER 2 Steps in a scientific process 1 Identify a question of interest 2 Gather information 3 Test hypothesis 4 Analyze data 5 Build knowledge Theory set of formal statements that explains how and why certain events are related to one anotherCharacteristics of a good theoryIncorporates existing facts Testable Predictions are supported by findings Conforms to laws of parsimony Operational definition a variable in terms of the specific procedures used to produce of measure it Social Desirability Bias responding in a socially acceptable mannerPhysiological measures Measures heart rate blood pressure respiration rate hormonal secretion brain function Descriptive research identifies how hu
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