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Department
Psychology
Course
Psychology 2035A/B
Professor
Doug Hazlewood
Semester
Fall

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Chp. 1 Key Terms Adjustment: psychological processes which people manage or cope with the demands and challenges of everyday life. Affective Forecasting: efforts to predict one’s emotional reactions to future events. Behaviour: an observable response or activity by an organism Case Study: an in depth investifation of an individual subject. Clinical Psychology: concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of psychological problems and disorders. Control Group: subjects in experiment who do not receive the special treatment given to the experimental group. Correlation: extent to which two variables are related to each other. Correlation Coefficient: the degree of the relationship between two variables (between -1 and +1) Dependant Variable: variable that is thought to be affected by changes in the independent variable. Empiricism: the premise that knowledge should be acquired thourhg observation. Experiment: research method involving changes to an independent vari
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