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Lecture%208-16 - Welcome to PSYC 3980! What were doing...

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9/8/11 Welcome to PSYC 3980! What we’re doing today: Introductions Syllabus Goals for the Course Left-Handed Curse? What do these four people have in common?
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9/8/11 Goals for the Course Read, comprehend, and write scientific papers Learn to be critical of information Develop and test hypotheses Identify and reduce confounds
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9/8/11 What does Coren and Halpern’s (1991) study seem to be implying? ( scientific papers )
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9/8/11 Hypothesis: Manipulating objects predominantly with the left hand leads to a premature death. ( being critical )
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9/8/11 Why might there be fewer lefties as time goes on? ( develop hypotheses )
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9/8/11 What kinds of problems could there have been with the study that would make it seem like lefties die at a higher rate? ( confounds )
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9/8/11 How do the results of the study transfer to real life? ( connecting )
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9/8/11 Why is PSYC3980 Important? After all of this… is there really a left-handed
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2011 for the course PSYC 3980 taught by Professor Claffey during the Spring '09 term at UGA.

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