lect2outline_methodology_(8,28)

# lect2outline_methodology_(8,28) - Correlation Coefficiants...

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PSY120—CAROL DONNELLY LECTURE 2 OUTLINE METHODOLOGY **What is the proper attitude of a psychologist?** 1. 2. 3. **Key Components of Science** 1. 2. **What is the Scientific Method?** 1. 2. 3. 4. **What is a Hypothesis?** 1. 2. 3. Descriptive Research Naturalistic observation Case study Survey Psychological testing Statistics What is the relationship between TV violence and Aggression?

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Naturalistic observation **What is Reactivity ?** --Participant Observation: **What is a Case Study ?** **What is a Survey ?** Problems w/Survey research = Psychological Testing Objective = Projective = TAT What are examples of Descriptive Statistics?
Joe got a 75% on exam #1 Mean = Average Mode = Most frequent score Median = Variability = Range = Standard Deviation = How much scores differ from the mean Inferential Stats 1. 2. Predicting Behavior Correlational Research

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Unformatted text preview: Correlation Coefficiants Vary from +1.00 to -1.00 0 = + 1 =- 1 = **A correlation coefficient of -.89 predicts what type of relationship between 2 variables?** Explaining Behavior **What is Experimental Research??** Liebert and Baron Participants Random Assignment = 2 Conditions Experimental Condtion = Ex: Violent TV Control Condition = Dependent Variable = Significant Difference = Results Children who saw the aggressive program were significantly more willing to hurt another child compared to those who saw the sports sequence Independent Variable = Dependent Variable -- how willing is one child to hurt another? What are the conditions? 1. 2. Replication To generalize you need replication **What is Hindsight Bias??** What’s ethics got to do with it?...
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