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Brittany Gossett 2/8/17 Operational Definitions Homework Objectives: Explain why operational definitions are needed in psychology Create an operational definition given an example Identify weaknesses of example operational definitions Use an operational definition when taking data Part 1: A: Why are operational definitions necessary for good measurement in Psychology? B: Choose a psychological construct. Identify at least 3 observable behaviors that could be used to measure that construct. Part 2:Identify a behavior relevant to your research project topic. Create an operational definition for the behavior, and explain why you included/excluded certain things from your definition. Are there instances where your definition would fall short? What doesn’t this definition cover?
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