NS outline - first 3 lectures

NS outline - first 3 lectures - How Do We Know What We Know...

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A. How Do We Know Things 1. We are born with knowledge a. Clara Davis – infant feeding studies b. Leanne Birch – children regulate, adults don’t 2. Personal testimony 3. Celebrities 4. Read it in a newspaper, book, etc 5. Ancient wisdom 6. Learned from a professor 7. Written by a scientist B. Science is the best method for discovering truth 1. observations, must be made public, replication, publication reviewed 2. Hypothesis – there is a correlation between two variables 3. Null Hypothesis – there is no correlation between two variables 4. P Value – the probability of obtaining results by chance a. science accepts p values of p < .05 5. Correlation DOES NOT = causation 6. 1 out of 20 results say there is an effect when there isn’t 7. 1 out of 20 results say there is no effect when there is one Modulation of A Meal – The Autonomic Nervous System: 1. Love and Hate Relationship a) Love – assimilation of energy b) Hate – dissipation of energy 2. Autonomic Nervous System
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This test prep was uploaded on 10/06/2007 for the course NS 1150 taught by Professor Levitsky during the Fall '05 term at Cornell.

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NS outline - first 3 lectures - How Do We Know What We Know...

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