1. behavioral approach
    analyse how organisms learn new behaviors or modify exisiting one, depending on wheither events in their environments reward or punish these behaviors
  2. cognitive approach
    focuses on how we process, store, and use information and how this information influences what we attend to, perceive, learn, remember, believe, and feel.
  3. psychology
    is the systematic, scientific study of behaviors and mental processes
  4. psychometrics
    focuses on the measurement of peoples abilities, skills, intelligence, personality, and abnormal behavior
  5. structuralism
    was the study of the most basic elements, promarily sensations and perceptions, that make up our concious mental experiements
  6. case study
    is an indepth analysis of the thoughts, fellings, beliefs, experiences, behaviors or problems of a single individual
  7. correlation
    is an association or relationship between the occurrence of two or more events
  8. independant variable
    is a treatment or somthing that the researcher controls or manipulates
  9. random selection
    means that each paticipant in a sample population has an equal chance of being selected for the experiement
  10. scientific method
    is an approach of gathering information and answering questions so that errors and biases are minimized
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quiz 1