Study_Guide_for_SRD_I_Final_Exam_2010_rev

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Sources of knowledge—both legitimate and NOT! The three assumptions of science Attitudes of scientists (are you becoming one?) Pseudoscience—what it is, and how it’s different from “real” science, and how to “spot” it! Flow of scientific research Variable—basic definition AND: Independent Dependent (Scales of measurement: NOIR!) Extraneous Confounding Goals of psychological science Internal validity—definition and threats External validity—definition and threats Three types of descriptive research How is a “quasi”experiment different from a real experiment? To be a “real” or “true” experiment, 4 things must be present—what are they? Three types of extraneous variables—noise, participant, confounding What do random sampling & random assignment achieve? (How are they different?) Sampling
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This note was uploaded on 12/15/2010 for the course PSYCH 201 taught by Professor White during the Spring '10 term at Eckerd.

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