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Chapter 1Psychology the scientific study of the mind brain and behaviour Levels of analysis rungs on a ladder of analysis with lower levels tied most closely to biological influences and higher levels ties most closely to social influences Multiply determined caused by many factors Individual differences variations among people in their thinking emotion personality and behaviour Nave Realism belief that we see the world precisely the way it is Scientific theory explanation for a large number of findings in the natural world Hypothesis testable prediction derived from a scientific theoryConfirmation basis tendency to seek out evidence that supports our hypotheses and deny dismiss or distort evidence that contradicts them Belief perseverance tendency to stick to ou
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