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Methods of Psychology. Experiments. Scientific Inquiry. Hypothesis What you expect to find. Experiments. Lunar  Lunacy. Hypothesis: Moon influences Behaviour. When there is a full moon, there is an increase in mental hospital admissions. Hypothesis. People admitted to mental hospitals.

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Scientific inquiry

Scientific Inquiry


Experiments

Experiments


Hypothesis moon influences behaviour

Hypothesis: Moon influences Behaviour



Choose subjects

Choose Subjects


Variables for moon

  • Definition: hospital admissions

    • Things that can be changed

Variables for Moon


Variables w hen there is a full moon there is an increase in mental hospital admissions

Variables When there is a full moon, there is an increase in mental hospital admissions?


Hidden variables

Hidden Variables


Hospital admissions drop over the weekend hospital admissions

Interfered with the variables


Re did the study

Re-did the study


Variables independent

Variables: Independent


Variables dependent

Variables: Dependent


What is the independent and dependent variable

If: Independent independent variable

Variable

(what is controlled)

  • a request is made by a person in a uniform, Then more people will agree to this request than to a request made by someone without a uniform.

If

What is the independent and dependent variable?


What is the independent and dependent variable1

Then independent variable: Dependent

Variable

(what is measured)

  • If a request is made by a person in a uniform, Then more people will agree to this request than to a request made by someone without a uniform.

Then

What is the independent and dependent variable?


Scientific inquiry1

  • Field independent variableStudies

Scientific Inquiry


Jet lag
Jet Lag independent variable


Experimental group
Experimental Group independent variable


What did they find
What did they find? independent variable


Scientific inquiry2

Scientific Inquiry


Scientific inquiry3

Scientific Inquiry


Scientific inquiry4

Scientific Inquiry


Scientific inquiry5

Scientific Inquiry





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