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Psychology 105 Flashcards - Summary
Open up the flashcard sets in this chapter and start re-familiarizing yourself with the techniques, standards, and practices pertaining to the research methods used in psychology today. Our flashcards have been designed specifically to help you recall details about the major steps involved in this type of clinical research. Out of the flashcard sets available in this chapter, some of the topics covered include:
- Data collection techniques
- A comparison of descriptive and inferential statistics
- Measuring validity and evaluating experimental design
- The fundamentals of research methodologies
- Nonexperimental research vs. quasi-experimental research
- Ethical research practices
- Generalization, sampling, and other qualitative research methods
- Research set up and design
How They Work
Using flashcards makes it easier to keep all the important names, details, and definitions fresh in your mind, allowing you to answer questions about psychology research methodologies more easily on the day of your big exam.
- Open a flashcard set for the topic you're studying.
- Identify the image, word, concept or method on the flashcard.
- Click the button to flip the card and view the answer.
- Select whether you got it right or missed it to keep track of your progress.
- Click the Next arrow to proceed through the flashcard set.
- Review the cards you missed or shuffle all cards back in and go through them again.
Introduction to Research Methods Flashcards
These flashcards were made to test you on basic information about research methods that are used in psychology. You will become familiar with topics such as applied research, experimental research, and explanatory research.
Principles of Ethical Research Flashcards
Do you want to learn more about ethical research? Then you should take a look at the flashcards contained within this set. You will master topics included in ethical research by the time you work through them.
Setting Up the Research Study Flashcards
If you need to learn more about psychology research, then look no further because these flashcards were designed to help you. You can focus on topics such as primary research, participants, random samples, and archival research.
Psychology Data Collection Techniques Flashcards
Do you have a need to study important psychology topics? This flashcard set can help you recall topics such as archival data, field research, and content analysis.
Nonexperimental Research Flashcards
Find yourself struggling to grasp topics such as correlation, scatterplots, interviews and surveys? If so, you should utilize this flashcard set that has been compiled for your benefit.
Qualitative Research Methods & Design Flashcards
When you use these flashcards, you'll become familiar with qualitative research methods and design. Topics include advantages and characteristics of qualitative research as well as key terms relevant to this field of study.
Quasi-Experimental Research Flashcards
Having difficulty grasping quasi-experimental research? If so, you can take advantage of the flashcards in this set to help you master the significant topics that are found here.
Sampling & Generalization Flashcards
These flashcards were made to test you on sampling and errors that are seen in psychology research. You will become familiar with topics such as nonresponse errors, judgmental sampling, multiphase sampling, and population.
Measurement in Research Flashcards
Do you struggle with concepts related to measurement in research? Look no further because the flashcards in this set will help you master this important information so you are confident on test day and can easily complete your homework assignments.
Experimental Design, Validity & Evaluation Flashcards
What makes psychology studies valid and reliable? As you work through the flashcards in this set, you will learn more about the factors that can affect psychology research and ways to prevent these factors from negatively impacting a study.
Descriptive Statistics in Psychology Flashcards
Would you like to test your knowledge on descriptive statistics that are used in psychology? Look no further because this flashcard set will help you get comfortable with topics such as central tendency, mean, median, and frequency distribution.
Inferential Statistics in Psychology Flashcards
Once psychology research is complete, what do researchers do with the data? In these flashcards, you will review the statistical tests that are run on studies to learn more about the variables and their relationship.
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Other chapters within the Psychology 105: Research Methods in Psychology course
- Introduction to Research Methods
- Principles of Ethical Research
- Setting Up the Research Study
- Data Collection Techniques in Psychology
- Nonexperimental Research
- Qualitative Research Methods and Design
- Quasi-Experimental Research
- Sampling and Generalization
- Measurement in Research
- Internal Validity in Research
- External Validity
- Experimental Design
- Descriptive Statistics in Psychology
- Inferential Statistics in Psychology
- Evaluating Research Findings