Psych101 test1 rev. - 1. What is the scientific method?...

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1. What is the scientific method? (know all the parts) -Set of procedures that guide researchers. 1. Form hypothesis 2. Design a study 3. Analyze data 4. Report Results 2. What is the definition of psychology? - Scientific study of behavior and mental processes. 3. Who is the “founder of psychology?” - Wilhelm Wundt , stressed experimental methods 4. What is “behaviorism?” - School of psychology and theoretical viewpoint that emphasize the study of observable behaviors, especially as they pertain to the process of learning. (John B. Watson) 5. Who invented psychoanalytic theory/psychoanalysis, and what is it generally about? - Sigmund Freud. Unconscious is the root of out personality. Human behavior motivated by unconscious conflicts that were almost always sexual or aggressive in nature. 6. What is a correlation coefficient - Numerical indicator of the strength of the relationship between two factors. Falls in rnage from -1.00 to +1.00. 7. What are the different types of correlations and what do they mean (negative, positive, zero) - Positive (+): one variable goes N =other ; 9 = a
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Community College of Philadelphia.

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Psych101 test1 rev. - 1. What is the scientific method?...

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