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Unformatted text preview: i. Memory, RT d. Behavioral Measures i. Seating 2. Issues for all measures a. Validity i. Measuring what you think youre measuring b. Reliable i. Measuring something consistently 3. Purpose of Scientific Approach a. Identify general truths or relationships that exist in world rather than common sense 4. Danger with relying on common sense: a. Draws on personal experience, and we have specific b) Psychology of Individuals i) Thoughts (cognitions) ii) Feelings (emotions/affect) iii) Actions (behavior) c) Is Social Psychology just Common Sense? i) Social Psychology relies on scientific method to distinguish fact from common Sense d) Why Social Psychology seems like common sense: Hindsight Bias e)...
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This note was uploaded on 06/09/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY na taught by Professor Na during the Spring '11 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Spring '11
- Social Psychology