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1

Tenacity

gain knowledge through superstition or habit

2

Intuition

gain knowledge without reasoning or inference

3

Authority

gain knowledge from a respected source

4

Rationalism

gain knowledge via reasoning

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Empiricism

Gain knowledge by experience using our senses

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Heuristics

A mental short cut to make assumptions quickly
- unreliable and easy to make mistakes

7

Empirical

based on observation and experience

8

Confirmation Bias

- When we confirm information that we want to hear
- May lead to inaccuracies in data

9

Karl Popper

- Observed Freud an Eienstein
- Noticed they used different methods
Einstein was scientific and Freud was Pseudo-science
- Psychology developed the Scientific Method to study mental processes and behaviour

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Difference between Research Question & Hypothesis

- Hypothesis is a prediction, leads towards results, specific
- Research Questions are open ended and can be broader