Exam 1 Study Guide.docx - STUDY GUIDE PSY 101 Exam 1 Chapter 1 The Scientific Method Define describe and\/or apply terms pertaining to psychological

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STUDY GUIDE PSY 101 Exam 1 Chapter 1 The Scientific Method: Define, describe, and/or apply terms pertaining to psychological science Theory Hypothesis Operational Definition Replication Research Methods: Define and describe each method, including goals, strengths, and weaknesses. Identify situations in which each method is more/less appropriate. Define, describe, and/or apply the strategies or terms associated with each method. Descriptive Research Case Studies Naturalistic Observation Surveys and Interviews Random Sampling Correlational Research Positive Correlation Negative Correlation Illusory Correlation Regression to the Mean Correlation and Causation Possible Interpretations of Correlation (at least 3!) Experimental Research Independent Variable Dependent Variable Confounding Variables Random Assignment Experimental Group Control Group Placebo Effect Psychology’s Research Ethics: What basic protections exist for human and animal research participants?

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