Research+Methods - MYTH OR FACT? We only use 10% of our...

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MYTH OR FACT? We only use 10% of our brain’s capacity You must be totally relaxed and free of stress if you want to do well on a midterm or a ±nal exam Opposites attract
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It’s not just what you know . . . it’s how you know it. therefore, always ask . . . How do you know?
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people act naturally: easy to generalize to everyday behavior many different inFuences on behavior run together provides control over many inFuences on behavior sometimes people act unnaturally
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OBSERVATION Watching carefully and recording what a person is doing - without interfering offers descriptions, but not necessarily explanations, of behavior much useful information about people INTERVIEWS OR SURVEYS Asking people directly about their experiences or opinions people may not always be accurate or truthful people can be quite informative Don’t you agree that social workers should earn more money than they currently earn?
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Do you think professors should have more contact with university staff and university administrators? PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2012 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 1 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at UC Davis.

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