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Topics covered include classical conditioning, learning theory, the biological basis of behaviour, visual perceptions, memory, and cognition.
The Research Methodology section allows you to cast a critical eye on the research process, to explore the nature of psychology as an evolving science, and understand some of the ethical issues faced by psychologists.
RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY
Research methods in Psychology
This course covers topics associated with research methods such as participant selection and allocation, the placebo effect, control of extraneous variables, hypotheses, inferring from data, correlation, and consent procedures.
An independent variable is the variable that is changed or controlled in a scientific experiment. Independent variables are the variables that the experimenter changes to test their dependent variable
A group of subjects closely resembling the treatment group in many demographic variables but not receiving the active medication or factor under study and thereby serving as a comparison group when treatment results are evaluated.
This course covers empirical research in psychology and how to write references from journals, books, the Internet, and CD-ROMS.