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Research Methods. Psychology as a Science?. Eysenck & Keane identify 6 Factors that are key features of science. 1. Controlled Observations 2. Objectivity 3. Testing theoretical predictions 4. Falsifiability 5. Replicability 6. Paradigm. Tasks:.

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Research methods

Research Methods

Psychology as a Science?


Eysenck keane identify 6 factors that are key features of science
Eysenck & Keane identify 6 Factors that are key features of science

  • 1. Controlled Observations

  • 2. Objectivity

  • 3. Testing theoretical predictions

  • 4. Falsifiability

  • 5. Replicability

  • 6. Paradigm


Tasks
Tasks:

  • Write one sentence to describe what is meant by each

  • Write one sentence explaining the difficulties in implementing each

  • How does Popper’s Law relate to falsifiability?

  • Briefly explain Kuhn’s Law in relation to why he thinks that Psychology is in the Pre-Science stage


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