Flashcards in Module 2 Deck (8)
We tend to believe, after learning an outcome, that we would have for seen it.
I knew it all along phenomenon
Psychologist, like all scientists, use the scientific method to construct theories that organize, summarize, and simplify observations.
An explanation that integrates principles, organizes and predicts behaviors or events.
Example, how low self-esteem contributes to depression.
A testable prediction,often induced by theory, to enable us to accept, reject, or revise the theory.
Would require us to administer tests of self-esteem and depression to people.
The most frequently occurring score in a distribution.
The arithmetic average scores in a distribution obtained by adding the scores and then dividing by their number.