PS 406 Experimental Psychology
F2T 2010 DL
Chezik, Donald D.
Professor of Psychology/Adjunct Faculty
MA Michigan State UniversityPhD Indiana University
October 18, 2010 -
B. H., Roedigger, H. L., & Elmes, D. G., (2009). Experimental psychology
(9th ed.). Wadworth, Belmont,
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Educational Philosophy: Students learn best if they ask questions!
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Design, conduct, analyze, and report a genuine experiment in psychology from start to finish, using APA style.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: Note: This should be an experiment where you manipulate an independent variable and measure its effect on the dependent variable (You should know what the difference between the two!). In some cases, I may accept a correlational study. Ask!
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Attachments:Common Sense or Empirical EvidenceWhat Does It Mean to Explain "Scientifically"?Can You Study this "Scientifically"?Why Is Replication Necessary in Science?Is This Falsifiable?Rubric
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