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Date Created: 09/10/14
082714 Scientific Method State problem for study Inspiration from earlier work Inspiration from life Forrnulate testable hypothesis as tentative solution Testable is hard in social psych Theories are composed of constmcts linked together logically Operational de nition Classi es theoretical constructs in observable operations procedures measurements Ex aggression self report noise blasts hot sauce BoBo doll Design study to test hypo Observational method Goal describe what a grp of ppl or type of behavior is like Method observe ppl 8 record measurements mpressions of behavior Ex ethnography archival analysis Correlational method Goal understand assoc btwn variables to predict when diff types of behavior will occur Method 2 variables systematically measured 8 assoc assessed Ex crosssectional survey longitudinal study Experimental method Goal find usal association btwn variables Method orcheswate the even so ppl experience it one way or another Quasiexperiments Can control conditions but random assignment is impossible Test hypo by confronting wl data Communicate results
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