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Department
Psychology
Course
PSY100Y5
Professor
Dax Urbszat
Semester
Fall

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Chapter 2 – The Research Enterprise The Science Approach to Behaviour Goal of the scientific enterprise 1. Measurement and description – develop measurements technique that describe behaviour clearly and precisely 2. Understanding and prediction – prediction like hypothesis, tentative statement abt relationship of two variables; variables- measurements that are controlled or observed in the experiment 3. Application and control – using knowledge of the relationship to conduct as experiment Steps of scientific investigation 1. Formulate a hypothesis, providing operational definition (describe the action/operations that will be used to measure or control a variable. 2. Select the research method and design the study, how to put hypothesis to an exp
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