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Unformatted text preview: stupid (c) Prediction (i) I bet people driving with their cell phones will do stupid things (d) Experiment (i) Test the prediction (2) Experiment (a) Variables (i) Alcohol consumption (independent variable) (ii) Driving(dependent variable) (b) Operational Definition (i) How you measure your variable (ii) Independent variable(Cause) (iii) Dependent variable(effect) (3) PROOF (a) A good scientist never uses the word PROVE iii) Goals of Science (1) Description (a) When you take a political poll (i) Observation by hypothesis (2) Prediction (a) If->then (3) Explanation (a) Cause/effect...
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This note was uploaded on 06/09/2011 for the course PSY 418 taught by Professor Haley during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Spring '08