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Intro Res Methods Psy

by: Myron Balistreri

Intro Res Methods Psy PSY 201

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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Myron Balistreri on Monday October 12, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to PSY 201 at Indiana State University taught by Gregory Simmons in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 15 views. For similar materials see /class/222228/psy-201-indiana-state-university in Psychlogy at Indiana State University.


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Date Created: 10/12/15
Exam 1 Study Guide Psy 201 Exam on Jan 215 2012 Questions may cover any of the readings excluding the statistics portion of Chapter 2 power point slides class discussion videos and quiz questions Chapter 1 1 Be able to identify examples of ways that we acquire knowledge Which sources are awed 2 Be able to identify examples of the tenets of science 3 What are the goals of science 4 Know the distinction between concepts theories and hypotheses 5 Know the steps of the scienti c method 6 Know the following approaches to research and be able to identify examples Quantitative Qualitative BasicApplied DescriptiveExplanatory Crosssectional Longitudinal Field Laboratory 7 What is the tradeoff between eld and laboratory research ie arti ciality control generalizability 8 What is a cohort effect 9 What are some reasons why we do research 10 What are some ways in which researchers share their ndings Chapter 2 1 What do we mean when we say literature 2 What is the primary search engine used in psychology 3 What is a literature review 4 What does peerreview mean 5 Why do we publish research in peerreviewed journals but not in magazines and newspapers 6 Know the main sections of a research article and what kind of information is included in each What subsections may be included in the Method section 7 Be able to identify examples of the following independent variables dependent variables moderating variables mediating variables Chapter 3 1 What are general ethical principals be able to identify the 5 principals and identify them in examples 2 What is the difference between a general ethical principal and an ethical standard 3 Be able to identify examples of ethical standards be able to identify examples of when they are violated 4 Know what must be included in the informed consent form for standard research for intervention research research involving experimental treatments for intemet research 5 For what reading level should the informed consent be written 6 What two pieces of information must be obtained before conducting research with children and special populations 7 Under what circumstances can researchers disclose information 8 Under what circumstances can researchers use deception 9 What is coercion in research How do we avoid coercing participants 10 Under what circumstances is it ok to give inducements for participation 11 What is the APA Chapter 14 1 What is plagiarism What are some instances of plagiarism What are some ways to avoid plagiarism 2 What are appendices 3 What is a reference page How is it organized and formatted 4 Know the formats for the different type of APAstyle references and intext citations 1 don t expect you to know where every period and common goes but know the general format 5 Know the order of a research paper 6 Know the rules for writing in APAstyle and be able to identify examples of the following sexist language personification restrictivenonrestrictive clauses ambiguous referents nounpronoun disagreement wrong wording 7 What are some other ways of presenting research in psychology 8 What is a primary source 9 What is a secondary source


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