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Most of what we know is a matter of:
agreement reality.
Which one of the following is the best example of agreement-based knowledge?
You do not get right next to people when you talk to htem because it violates a norm.
The two foundations of science are:
observation and logic.
When you hear the 4:27 train whitle as you walk home from school every day, you can expect within minutes to smell Ms. Stocklant's cooking. This is an example of:
prediction without understandng.
A student meets two frat men at a party who talk about all the partying they do. She then concludes that all frat men party all the tim. What error in understanding does this example reflect?
You have just had a wonderful streak of great luck in your methods class: you've gotten A's on the last three tests and computer assignment. You have a research project due on the last day of class and yuo just know that you are going to flunk it. After all, something has to happen to break up this streak of good luck. You have fallen prey to the error of:
illogical reasoning.
Criminal justice student Vern has noticed in her internship that adolescents who have experienced difficulteis in school are more likely to become juvenile delinquents. In her process of going from specific observations to the discovery of more general pattern, she has employed:
inductive reasoning.
has to do with how things are and why.
Scientists do not study individuals per se, but instead study social patterns reflecting:
Professor Fremler examined the following categories of marital stats: married, never married, widowed, separated, and divorced. These categories are known as: