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lect2outline_methodology_ - PSY120-CAROL DONNELLY LECTURE 2...

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PSY120—CAROL DONNELLY LECTURE 2 OUTLINE METHODOLOGY **What is the proper attitude of a psychologist?** 1. 2. 3. **Key Components of Science** 1. 2. **What is the Scientific Method?** 1. 2. 3. 4. **What is a Hypothesis?** 1. An educated guess 2. 3. A hunch Descriptive Research Naturalistic observation Case study Survey Psychological testing Statistics What is the relationship between TV violence and Aggression?
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Naturalistic observation: (Going to Starbuck’s and watching.) **What is Reactivity ?** Act of observing can distract subject. If people know that they are being watched. It effects their behavior. --Participant Observation: Become a member of the group you are observing. See what’s going on **What is a Case Study ?** - the observation of one particular person. - involves collection of rich material. **What is a Survey ?** - A way of getting descriptive information from people. -
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