1-24 Methods (discussion)

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/14/11 Research Methods in Developmental  Psychology Psych 250 section * Winter 2011
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2/14/11 Basic concepts Method – systematic procedure for testing a theory or idea Theory – framework for understanding behavior Research – a systematic investigation: establish fact, reach new conclusion Variable – a condition, behavior, or concept of interest Sample – group of participants that represent a certain population
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2/14/11 “Scientific Method”
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2/14/11 Developing a Research Strategy Research Design Research Technique Overall plan for the Basic approach to
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2/14/11 Research Designs Correlational True Experiment Chart relationships Researcher isolates a Others design types include: case studies, Other types include case studies,
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2/14/11 Correlation Coefficient
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2/14/11 Correlation coefficients (2) Estimate the correlation coefficient between: Hours spent studying for exams and grade in a course:
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2011 for the course PSYCH 250 taught by Professor Ward during the Spring '08 term at University of Michigan.

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