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FinalExamStudyGuide. - Psychology 001 Final Exam Study Guide 1 2 Dont just memorize Understand Anything from the first two exams or from the first

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Psychology 001. Final Exam Study Guide 1. Don’t just memorize. Understand. 2. Anything from the first two exams, or from the first two study guides, is a good bet to show up on the final. 3. Be able to identify the independent and dependent variables in an experiment. 4. Be able to recite the phrase, “correlation does not imply causality,” in your sleep, and understand what it means. 5. Know the logic of theory testing (i.e., If Theory A is true, then B should happen. ..). Can theories be proven true? Can they be proven to be false? What do I mean by the catchy little phrase, “Theories are like horror movie monsters”? 6. Know the difference between empirical statements and theoretical statements. Be able to identify which ones are which. 7. Theories - we discussed quite a few. For each theory, know the basic assumptions. What’s the theory good for? Where does it have “trouble”. What does it mean to say that a theory has “trouble”? What does it mean to say that a particular experimental finding
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2009 for the course BIO 30 taught by Professor Kahn during the Spring '09 term at UC Riverside.

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