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Note: This outline contains general topics from the lecture notes that will be covered on the test. Just because a specific example is missing does not mean you don’t need to know it. Knowing the definitions of these topic headings is NOT sufficient for good performance on the test. There will be very few definitional questions, but there will be a lot of conceptual questions that require a deeper understanding of the topics and the ability to apply the topics to novel examples . First Day Psychology – definition Behavior Mental Processes Science Psychology – common sense? Goals of psychological science Two broad categories of psychological science Goals, examples, and location of research psychology Goals, examples, and location of professional psychology Psychology as Science Methods Independent variable Dependent variable Construct Operationalization Five methodologies of psychologists Case study Advantages Disadvantages Survey Influencing factors Advantages Disadvantages Observation Naturalistic observation
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2008 for the course PSY 2012 taught by Professor Dobson during the Summer '08 term at University of Florida.

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