PGS Exam 1 Study Guide

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PGS Exam 1 Study Guide 18:55 Pictures: Brain Eye  Neuron  Research Methods: Know what kind of study it is Experiments Cause, lead to, results in, affects, reduces, increases Correlational research Relationships, related, linked, associated Descriptive research Describes, demographics, composition  Qualitative survey Opinions and attitudes Natural observation Public behavior Case study Unusual or infrequent phenomena
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negative and positive relationships: r-value:  -1.00-+1.00 negative- one increases, the other decreases positive- both are going the same way p-value:  anything less than .05 is significant- means research worked anything greater than .1 is bad and not significant anything in between is called marginally significant- collect more data (not an answer  cant miscalculate p-value) Independent variable cause dependent variable Control group/experiment groups: Groups of people Control groups- don’t, doesn’t get IV Experimental does get the IV History of Psychology: Wundt- developed Psychology and first lab in Germany Hall- first made Psychology a discipline in America
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2012 for the course PGS 101 taught by Professor Blan during the Fall '08 term at ASU.

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