1. What is a "paradigm"?
- set of assumptions that challenges all views of psychology
- set of assumptions that the subject matter of discipline and the methods used to study it
- several sets of ideas which is used to shape science
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2. What is "Inter-rater Reliability"?
- how the findings match in comparison with different observers
- the degree of agreement between different observations
- how well the observers observe the study
3. What is "Objectivity"?
- a term which refers to the aspect of studying objects rather than people
- views being based on observation and not on personal opinions or emotion
- a view being solely based on the observers opinions
4. What is "Empiricism"?
- a view which suggests that experience is central to the development of knowledge
- a view which suggests that mathematical data is essential
- a view which suggests that experience does not effect the development of knowledge
5. What does "Operationalised" mean?
- a variable is given an operationalised definition
- when a variable is given a specific name
- when variables are given rational definitions