Psych Exam 1 SG - Psyc 1101, Spring 11 Duggins Study Guide...

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Psyc 1101, Spring ‘11 – Duggins PROLOGUE Define Psychology What are the goals of Psychological research Main points of major theories/fields of psychology (such as structuralism, functionalism, behaviorism, evolutionary psych, etc.) How is introspection used (candy exercise we did in class) CHAPTER 1: REASEARCH METHODS Why do we need science o Hindsight bias o Overconfidence Definitions of theory, hypothesis Steps of scientific method Sample vs. Population (and random sampling) Identify examples of Construct vs. operational definition Correlation o Define o Advantages/disadvantages o identifying positive vs. negative o why cant you talk about cause/effect observation o define o Advantages/disadvantages case studies o define o Advantages/disadvantages Experiments o define o Advantages/disadvantages o
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2011 for the course PSYCH 1101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Georgia State.

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Psych Exam 1 SG - Psyc 1101, Spring 11 Duggins Study Guide...

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