9/7 - Doesnt work Very unreliable It is really just theatre...

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9/7 1. Techniques in data gathering a. Case study i. Sigmund Freud 1. Hysteria a. People who suddenly lose the ability to sense things 1. Like paralysis ii. In his patients, he concluded that a life- changing event caused the disorder. iii. ii. Impossible to get cause and effect form case studies iii. b. 2. Scientific method a. Rules of science The placebo effect A mind over matter treatment Given sugar pills instead of actual medicine Works on 1/3 of patients Double blind treatment Some people get the placebo while other get real medicine Polygraph exams
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Unformatted text preview: Doesnt work Very unreliable It is really just theatre Correlation is not necessarily causation Social psychology Surveys Need to know about strengths and weakness ______ Psychologists Case study Developmental psychologist Longitudinal studies Physiological psychologist Laboratory study 3. Sample a. A slice of or a part of the total number of individuals that can be used in an experiment b. Critical Things i. Size of group ii. Randomly chosen 1. age, gender, race, religion, etc c....
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