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January%2015%2c%202008 - Inferential stats Predicting...

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Lecture 3 (January 15, 2008) Methodology Proper attitude of psychologist Open mindedness, skepticism, humility Key Components to Science: observation, explanation Scientific Method Hypothesis Descriptive Research (example: tv violence and aggression) Naturalistic observation Reactivity Participant Observation Case Study Survey Problems Psychological Testing TAT Descriptive statistics Mean, mode, median, variability, range, standard deviation
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Unformatted text preview: Inferential stats Predicting behavior Correlational research Correlation coefficients Explaining behavior Experimental research Liebert and Baron Conditions Experimental conditions Independent variable Control condition Dependent variable Inferential stats Significant difference Results Replication Hindsight bias Ethics?...
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