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WOODLEY- Scientific Method- No Pics!
Terms in this set (17)
A logical, systematic approach to the solution of a scientific problem
well-tested explanation that unifies a broad range of observations and experimental results
Facts, figures, and other evidence gathered through observations.
using one or more of your senses to gather information
making a statement or a claim about what will happen in the future based on past experience or evidence
grouping together items that are alike in some way
interpreting the things you observe
measurement system based on the number 10 used in science
an educated answer to a scientific question
investigating information before you start experimenting
a question or statement of the problem
a specific, measurable, repeatable procedure to test the hypothesis
recorded results of the experiment
Compare the hypothesis to the results of the experiment
the one factor that is being manipulated or changed in the experiment
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Slowed reactions, slurred speech, and decreased skill performance are associated with abuse of which drug? a. Nicotine. b. Methamphetamine. c. Caffeine. d. Alcohol. e. Ecstasy.
Morphine elevates mood and eases pain, and is most similar to which of the following? a. Dopamine. b. Serotonin. c. Endorphins. d. Acetylcholine. e. GABA.
Psychology professors Elliott and Elizabeth are co-writers a book about what kinds of behaviors lead to feelings of happiness. A. Explain the type of research studies Elliott and Elizabeth should look for as they investigate behaviors that cause feelings of happiness. Use the following terms in your explanation. • Experimental method • Correctional method • Operational definition B. Discuss with Elliott and Elizabeth are likely to learn as they read about studies of the relationship between the following psychological factors and happiness. • REM sleep • Serotonin • Facial feedback effect
Albert Bandura proposed the social-cognitive perspective, which a. emphasizes the interaction of our traits with our situations. b. predicts human behavior. c. focuses on how our environment controls us. d. describes our personality using five main traits. e. explains the role of the inferiority complex in our behaviors.
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