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  1. experience
  2. specific
  3. general
  4. understanding
  5. science
  1. a the aim is to understand overall patterns of events. The larger the scope that is explained, the more useful the explanation is.
  2. b combines empiricism with logical thought; science works; systematic observation as opposed to casual observation
  3. c knowing the particular sequence of causal events
  4. d scientists must be specific about the methods of measurement used to investigate a given phenomenon
  5. e empiricism) direct experience; when it comes to knowledge of media effects many of us tend to rely on our own personal experience to reach a conclusion

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. scientists assume that events happen for reasons. Things do not "just happen
  2. Experience, authority, science
  3. we can't know everything so we turn to authority figures but even they can be wrong
  4. (knowing why something occurs) place the phenomenon to be explained into a broader framework or pattern that doesn't really require much additional elaboration
  5. o Should media do something more than merely distribute whatever content will earn them the greatest profits in the shortest time?
    o Should media become involved in identifying and solving social problems?

5 True/False Questions

  1. logicalscientists use inductive and deductive logic to achieve their goals. Theories must not contain logical inconsistencies

          

  2. empirically verifiablepropositions and theories must be testable in the real world

          

  3. open to modificationforetelling the future

          

  4. predictionforetelling the future

          

  5. 4 major goals of sciencecombines empiricism with logical thought; science works; systematic observation as opposed to casual observation

          

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