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STUDY GUIDE #1Rosie KelleyONE.List and explain the 6 steps to the scientific method as discussed in class:1.Review of the literature: form your question of interest and research all published works.2.Formulate a hypothesis (which is testable and can be operationally defined)3.Design a study and collect data (choose the type of study: experimental, descriptive, andcorrectional)4.Analyze the data and thereby either accept or reject the hypothesis5.Publish findings in a journal, have others replicate the experiment, and seek for scientificreview6.Build up your theory, or make revisions.TWO.Descriptive Research:Does not look for cause and effect but rather to observe and record behaviors.The 3 types of descriptive research and give an example of each:1.Observational: observing ongoing behavior of participants, for example people’sdepression over a three year period while receiving cognitive behavioral therapy.2.Case-Study: taking one person who has a specific background or abnormality that apsychologist wants to look in depth into and studying them.For example, if a woman

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Fall
Professor
Genevieve Griffin
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