Psychology Notes - 1-05-07Case StudiesPsychologists use...

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Unformatted text preview: 1-05-07Case StudiesPsychologists use case studiesto research rare brain disorders.A famous psychologist studied his own children to form theoriesNaturalistic ObservationsGood way to inspire other questions by observing kids to form other questions.Naturalistic Observation put students behavior in the context they are in.Survey ResearchSurveys are useful to gathering information from a lot of people.Surveys can get much larger information than naturalistic observations.Sometimes research is more useful with a quantitative Introduction to CorrelationPositive Correlation: As one variable increases, the other increases as well.Also, as one variable decreases, the other decreases as well.Negative Correlation: As one variable increases, the other decreases and vice versa.Correlation coefficients determine how strong a relationship is. So, the further the correlation value is from zero, the stronger the relationship is....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Passer during the Spring '07 term at University of Washington.

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Psychology Notes - 1-05-07Case StudiesPsychologists use...

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