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TCNJPSY 121Dr.Kim- PrietoFall

PSY 121 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Nonprobability Sampling, Electrodermal Activity, Behavioral Neuroscience

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23 Jul 2016
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The participants or subjects must somehow be selected. The method used to select participants can have a profound impact on external validity. Remember
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TCNJPSY 121Dr.Kim- PrietoFall

PSY 121 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Drug Abuse Resistance Education, Experiment, Causal Inference

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23 Jul 2016
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Single-case experimental designs have traditionally been called single-subject designs; both terms are currently used and are equivalent. Much of the e
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TCNJPSY 121Dr.Kim- PrietoFall

PSY 121 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Semantic Differential, Social Desirability Bias, Sample People

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23 Jul 2016
5
Survey research employs questionnaires and interviews to ask people to provide information about themselves their attitudes and beliefs, demographics (
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TCNJPSY 121Dr.Kim- PrietoFall

PSY 121 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Confounding, Operational Definition, Spurious Relationship

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23 Jul 2016
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Someone is confronted with information and must make a decision about the extent to which the information is valid. Scientists are also concerned about
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TCNJPSY 121Dr.Kim- PrietoFall

PSY 121 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: American Psychological Association, Psycinfo, Psychological Abstracts

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23 Jul 2016
5
The motivation to conduct scientific research derives from a natural curiosity about the world. Most research studies are attempts to test a hypothesis
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TCNJPSY 121Dr.Kim- PrietoFall

PSY 121 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Skeptical Movement, Illusory Correlation, Scientific Method

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23 Jul 2016
3
A background in research methods will help you to read reports critically, evaluate the methods employed, and decide whether the conclusions are reason
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TCNJPSY 121Dr.Kim- PrietoFall

PSY 121 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Pearson Product-Moment Correlation Coefficient, Inter-Rater Reliability, Internal Consistency

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23 Jul 2016
3
Behavior can be measured in many ways. The most common measurement strategy is to ask people to tell you about themselves. Physiological and neurologic
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TCNJPSY 121Dr.Kim- PrietoFall

PSY 121 Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: Statistical Hypothesis Testing, Null Hypothesis, Statistical Inference

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23 Jul 2016
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If the results are significant, you conclude that they would likely be obtained over and over again if the study were repeated. Scientists do not attac
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TCNJPSY 121Dr.Kim- PrietoFall

PSY 121 Chapter Notes - Chapter 14: External Validity, Factorial Experiment, Meta-Analysis

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23 Jul 2016
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External validity is the extent to which findings may be generalized. Even though a researcher randomly assigns participants to experimental conditions
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TCNJPSY 121Dr.Kim- PrietoFall

PSY 121 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Belmont Report, Stanley Milgram, American Psychological Association

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23 Jul 2016
4
Ethical concerns are paramount when planning, conducting, and evaluating research. Stanley milgram conducted a series of experiments (1963, 1964, 1965)
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TCNJPSY 121Dr.Kim- PrietoFall

PSY 121 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Pie Chart, Bar Chart, Frequency Distribution

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23 Jul 2016
4
Statistics helps us understand the data collected in research investigations in two fundamental ways. First, statistics are used to describe the data.
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TCNJPSY 121Dr.Kim- PrietoFall

PSY 121 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Dependent And Independent Variables, Statistical Significance, Repeated Measures Design

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23 Jul 2016
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A design with only two levels of the independent variable cannot provide very much information about the exact form of the relationship between the ind
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