Research Methods0

Research Methods0 - RESEARCH METHODS Psychology is...

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RESEARCH METHODS Psychology is empirical Common Sense Anecdotal Evidence Scientific Method 1. Observations 2. Hypothesis/Predictions 3. Design and conduct research to test hypothesis 4. Analyze data, draw conclusions 5. Evaluate conclusions/Report findings Confirmation bias Availability heuristic
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Conducting Research Studies 1-2.Observation/Hypothesis Variables Conceptual/Operational 3. Design and Conduct Research Sampling Population/Sample External Validity (Generalizability) Random sampling Choose method Collect data
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4. Analyze Data/Draw Conclusions Statistics Conclusions based on statistical results 5. Evaluate Conclusions/Report Findings Disseminate information Replicate findings/Revise hypothesis and theory Conducting Research Studies
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Research Designs Descriptive Describe variables Correlational Analyze associations Experimental Investigate causal relationships
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External validity
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2011 for the course PSYC 100 taught by Professor Pilafova during the Spring '09 term at George Mason.

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