PSY 20300 001 (lecture)
Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology
Peter J. Urcuioli
T 9:30 a.m. 10:20 a.m.
and by appointment
PSY 20300 Intro. to Research Methods
Prof. Peter J. Urcuioli
Final Exam Study Guide and Information
When and Where:
Thursday, December 17, 7:00 9:00 p.m. in PHYS 223
Composition (100 points total):
50 multiple-choice questions (1 pt. ea
Running Head: SPECIFIC GOAL SETTING EFFECT ON TASK PERFORMANCE
Specific Goal Setting Effect on Task Performance
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The purpose of the experiment was to examine whether a setting a specific goal w
PSY 20300 Practice Problems # 2 (Fall 2015)
Bring this and a copy of your answers to class on Wednesday, October 21.
Problem 1. To study how taste/food variety might contribute to obesity,
researchers selected pairs of male rats of similar age and
Issue Paper 2
Give one sentence describing the main purpose of the research reported in the paper.
The purpose of this experiment was to measure memory and cognitive differences
in younger and older adults at optimal performance periods.
Issue Paper Report
Give one sentence describing the main purpose of the research reported in the paper. (1
The main purpose of this research paper was to distinguish commonly found sexdifferences in romantic jealousy and infi
Study Guide Psy 203 Exam 1
Sources of Knowledge
Authority- someone influential (expert) says so
o Important aspect of critical thinker is willingness to question
o Can be wrong
Common sense- (folk wisdom) what everyone knows or should know