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PSYC 222 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Meta-Analysis

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To be considered an advance, it must explain new facts and account for old facts cumulative progress*** Chapter 8: avoiding the einstein syndrome: the
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XAVIERPSYC 222Dulaney CynthiaSpring

PSYC 222 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Random Assignment, Convenience Sampling, Randomness

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Uses a randomizing device no bias in assigning subjects to groups. Random sampling: how subjects are chosen to be part of a study. Random assignment: w
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XAVIERPSYC 222Dulaney CynthiaSpring

PSYC 222 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: The Strongest, Dependent And Independent Variables

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Behavior is determined by many factors, not just one. Just because an outcome is determined by many variables does not reduce the importance of any one
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PSYC 222 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Selection Bias, Pellagra

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Myth: deficient oculomotor eye movements cause reading problems. Fact: slow word recognition lead to erratic eye movements. Goldberger disproved that p
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PSYC 222 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Pseudoscience, Rodney Dangerfield, Therapeutic Community

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Basic research = uncovering the fundamental principles of nature without necessarily worrying about whether they can be turned into recipe knowledge. A
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PSYC 222 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Sampling Error

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People use the person who as a way to attempt to invalidate facts that go against their opinions. Personal experience is not sufficient enough to lead
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PSYC 222 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Pseudoscience, James Randi, Wide-Body Aircraft

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Chapter 4: testimonials and case study evidence: placebo effects and the amzing randi. Case studies do not confirm or disconfirm evidence in the testin
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PSYC 222 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Rorschach Test, Illusory Correlation, Projective Test

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When people believe that two types of events should commonly occur together, they tend to think that they co-occur with great frequency. E. g. rorschac
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PSYC 222 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Falsifiability, Measuring Instrument, Operational Definition

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PSYC 222 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Public Knowledge, Science Advances

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Plural sciences shows the diversity of content, signals to look at psychology"s methods, not its content. Chapter 1: psychology is alive and well (and
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PSYC 222 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Peter Medawar, Falsifiability

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If those things do happen, then that"s a sign something is wrong with the theory. Theories under scientific discussion are those that have been verifie
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