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Module 4 and 5 notes - Module 4 Scientific Method: a method...

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Module 4 Scientific Method: a method of learning about the world through the application of critical thinking and tools such as observation, experimentation, and statistical analysis. Confirmation bias: a tendency to search for information that confirms a preconception Critical thinking: thinking that does not blindly accept arguments and conclusions. Participant bias: a tendency for research participants to behave in a certain way because they know they are being observed or they believe they know what the researcher wants. Naturalistic observation: observing and recording behavior in naturally occurring situations without manipulating or controlling the situation Case study: a research technique in which one person is studied in depth in the hope of revealing universal principals. Correlation study: a research project strategy that investigates the degree to which two variables are related to each other. Survey method:
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