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Unformatted text preview: and predicts observations. • A hypothesis is a testable prediction often implied by a theory. ♦ Good theories are explained by • 1. Organizing and linking observed facts. • 2. Implying hypotheses that offer testable predictions and, sometimes, practical applications. ♦ Specific attitudes and behaviors vary across cultures, but the underlying processes are much the same. ♦ Behavior does not seem to vary with gender. ♦ We study animals to learn more about ourselves. 25/08/2007 11:53:00 ♦ 25/08/2007 11:53:00...
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- Fall '06
- MAAS, J
- Psychology, Hindsight bias, James Randi, testable prediction, judgmental overconfidence