Psych101: 1-Science of Psychology

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Birth of Modern Psychology
Psychology is based on research and empirical evidence.
20  cards
What Psychologists Do
Psychologist's professional activities fall into 3 categories: teaching and research in educational institutions, mental health services, and conducting research or applying findings in non-academic settings.
12  cards
Critical and Scientific Thinking in Psychology
A great benefit in studying psychology in thinking critically. There are 8 essential critical thinking guidelines.
16  cards
Descriptive Studies: Establishing the Facts
There are different methods in which psychologists gather evidence to support their hypothesis.
17  cards
Correlational Studies: Looking for Relationships
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8  cards
The Experiment: Hunting for Causes
Researchers rely on the experimental method to track down causes of behavior.
13  cards
Evaluating the Findings
Once you have results from your research, you must do 3 things: -describe them -assess how reliable and meaningful they are -figure out how to explain them
10  cards

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