Ways of Acquiring knowledge

There are different ways of acquiring knowledge: Everyday ways and the scientific way - Research.

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  • Ways of Acquiring knowledge
    • Scientific way: Research
      • 4 Steps of Research
        • 1. Theory
          • Falsification
          • General Empirical Rule
            • Testable
          • Makes predictions
        • 2. Hypothesis
          • If......, then.......
        • 3. Observations
        • 4. Empirical Generalizations
      • Research Designs
        • Experimental
          • Establishing a relationship
            • Covary
            • "Time order"
            • Ruling out alternative explanations
              • Measurement of the DV
              • Manipulation of the IV
              • Controling the experiment
                • Threshold Effects
                • External Variables
                  • Mediating Variable
                  • Moderating Variable
                  • Confounding Variable
                • Experimenter Effects
              • Pre-test
              • Random Assignmenet
        • Non-Experimental (correlational)
          • Establishing a relationship
            • Covarry
              • Positive correlation
  • Everyday ways
    • Ways of Acquiring knowledge
      • Scientific way: Research
        • 4 Steps of Research
          • 1. Theory
            • Falsification
            • General Empirical Rule
              • Testable
            • Makes predictions
          • 2. Hypothesis
            • If......, then.......
          • 3. Observations
          • 4. Empirical Generalizations
        • Research Designs
          • Experimental
            • Establishing a relationship
              • Covary
              • "Time order"
              • Ruling out alternative explanations
                • Measurement of the DV
                • Manipulation of the IV
                • Controling the experiment
                  • Threshold Effects
                  • External Variables
                    • Mediating Variable
                    • Moderating Variable
                    • Confounding Variable
                  • Experimenter Effects
                • Pre-test
                • Random Assignmenet
          • Non-Experimental (correlational)
            • Establishing a relationship
              • Covarry
                • Positive correlation
  • Personal Experiences
    • Everyday ways
    • Authority
      • principles: 1.objectivism 2.emiricism

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