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CHAPTER 2

PSYC100

TermDefinition
Science approach to learning
Basic Principles for Science (how many) 6
Pseudoscience A claim that seems scientific but isn’t.
Research Methods (terminology) pop, sample, experimental, control
Placebo fake testing condition
Independent Variable thing that is manipulated
Dependent Variable thing that is measured
Confound anything other than IV that causes a difference between the group
random assignments randomly sorting participants into a group
reliability consistency of measurements
validity extent to which what’s measured is what was supposed to be measured
internal validity was it done right? Used the right measurements.
external how well can you generalized your findings beyond your sample, or experiment.
Created by: jenny27