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Usually work at Universities, hospitals/clinics, and produce research on behavior
Experimental Psychologists
Usually work at corporations, hospitals, clinics. Use practical problem solving, provide services to the public.
Applied Psychologists
The scientific study of emotions, behavior, and cognition.
Psychology
A General belef (statement)
Theory
A Prediction
Hypothesis
A theory must be ______
Testable
What you are trying to predict
Dependent Variable
What you are using to predict the DV.
Independent Variable
A ______ is a testable prediction about the relationship between one or more independent variables and a dependent variable derived from a theory.
Hypothesis
A number between -1 and +1 that describes the strength and direction of a relationship between two variables. Has 2 parts...A sign and a number.
Correlation
Correlation does not mean ______
Causation
Ethics:
Participants must be ______
There must be ______
Informed

Minimal Risk
Participants should be told the purpose of the experiemtn after it ends.
Debriefing
They review all projects before starting for eithcs and appropriatness. It consists of scientists and members of the public.
Institutional Review Board (IRB)