Scientific Basis of Psychology

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Scientific Basis of Psychology
1 psychologists rely on the scientific method
1.1 in psych, facts are based on data
1.1.1 data is obtained from methods such as experiments, surveys, and case studies
2 psychologists reach their conclusions by identifying a specific problem or question, formulating a hypothesis, collecting data through observation and experiments, and analyzing the data
3 Wilhem Wundt is credited with setting up the first psychology lab in Leipzig, Germany, in 1879
3.1 the importance of his work is the procedure he followed
4 scientific method: general approach to gathering information and answering questions so that errors and biases are minimized
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