Chapter 1 - Introducing Social Psychology

Psychology correlation research detecting natural

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Unformatted text preview: ts Hindsight bias (I- knew- it- all- along phenomenon) Missed or misinterpreted clues of 9/11 2008 world financial crisis Research Methods: How We Do Social Psychology Forming and Testing Hypotheses Theory Integrated set of principles that explain and predict observed events Hypotheses Testable proposition that describes a relationship that may exist between events Research Methods: How We Do Social Psychology Correlation Research: Detecting Natural Associations Location Laboratory Controlled situation Field Everyday situations Research Methods: How We Do Social Psychology Correlation Research: Detecting Natural Associations Method Correlational Naturally occurring relationships among variables Experimental Seeks clues to cause- effect relationships by manipulating one or more variables while controlling others Research Methods: How We Do Social Psychology Correlation Research: Detecting Natural Associations Correlation and causation Allows us to predict but not tell whether changing on...
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2014 for the course PSY 331 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '06 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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