Definitions (REVISE AGRADE)

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Ability of a research study or test to provide the same results after being performed on more then one occasion
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Ethical issues
Protection from harm. Right to withdraw. Confidentiality. Informed consent. Debriefing. Deception. Further reading.
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Tests ability to message what it isn't supposed to measure. Results of a study being generalized to other settings, people and over time.
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Individual differences
How people are similar and how they differe in their thinking, feeling and behavior. Understand ways in which people are pschyologically similar.
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Persons perspective or opinion in a particular subject/topic. You can interpretate data or make a judgment from experience, beliefs or feelings (bias).
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Ecological Validity
A measure of how Test performance predicts behaviors in real world settings.
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Researchers are not influenced by personal feelings and experiences. All bias sources are minimized and personal ideas are eliminated.
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A perspective that involves certain assumptions about human behavior (how they function, mentally and physically).
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Extension of research findingnand conclusions from a study conducted on a sample population to the population at large.
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theory that over simplifies human behavior or cognitive processes and neglects to explain the complexities of the mind
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Any approach that emphasizes the whole rather then constitute part. Human behavior should be viewed as a whole integrated experineve not as seperate parts.
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Application of knowledge
Collection of facts, information and experience a person has collected that can be applied elsewhere in the future, especially through education.
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Demand characteristics
Experimental artifact where participant form an interpretation of the experiments purpose and unconsciously change in behavior to fit that interpretation
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Describes behaviors, societies or situations that focus, emphasis and are controlled by male perspectives
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Dominant or exclusive focus in women in theory or practice. It has feminist point of view.
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Tendency to use your own culture as the standard by which to judge and evaluate other cultures.
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