How to Produce High-Quality Research

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'Human behavior is caused by the soul interacting with nerve fibers' is false for many reasons, but specifically, it fails the aspect of determinism because

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1. How does the aspect of empiricism help to create high quality research?

2. After performing an initial run of his clinical trial, Juan thinks he has found the reason behind why a number of participants were experiencing a specific side effect from a medication. However, Juan knows that he needs to run more iterations of his trial to ensure this wasn't just a fluke. This is known as which of the following aspects of creating high quality research?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions on this quiz and worksheet will ask you about conducting psychology research, including the best practices for publication and vocabulary terms related to the field. The short quiz is scored immediately upon completion.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assess yourself on the following while using these resources:

  • Evaluating statements based on aspects of high-quality psychology research
  • Empirical results
  • Why detailed notes should be included in published findings
  • Parsimony

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on how to produce high-quality psychological research
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding publishing psychological research and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about aspects of high-quality research

Additional Learning

For further detail on the elements needed for effective research in the psychology field, review the corresponding lesson called How to Produce High-Quality Research. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • The importance of quality in research
  • Determinism
  • Falsifiability
  • Parsimony
  • Replicability
  • Empiricism
  • Combining the five aspects listed above
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