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Tenacity
A method of acquiring knowledge based on superstition or habit
Mere Exposure
The development of a positive attitude toward something as a function of increased familiarity with it.
Intuition
An approach to acquiring knowledge thatis not based on reasoning or inferring.
Authority
A basis for acceptance of information because it is acquired from a highly respected source.
Rationalism
The acquisition of knowledge through reasoning.
Empiricism
The acquisiton of knowledge through experience.
Science
A way of acquiring knowledge that is not tied to one universal method that is invariant across time.
Induction
specific to the general
Deductive reasoning
general to specific
Logical positivism
Hypothesis testing important method of science
Falsification
Focus is on whether a hypothesis is falsified or confirmed.
Paradigm
A framework of belief.
Pseudoscience
Knowledge that masquerades as science but is not.
EX.
Faith Healing
Reincarnation
Fortune Telling
Correlational Study
degree of relationship
Ex post facto
comapre 2 var. where the variables being manipulated are not under experimenter's control
Naturalistic observation
unobtrusively collect data on nuaturally occuring behavior.
Meta Analysis
QUANTITATIVE tech. used to intergrate and describe a large number of studies.
Qualitative researsh
Research about non numerical information.

EX.
words

pictures
Ethnography
understand the way of life of a people
Case Study
SINGLE individual, org., or event
description and analysis
Intrinsic case study
in depth description
collective case study
study of several individual cases or events
IV
DV
manipulated
response that is measured