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<ul><li><p>Essential QuestionHow do psychologists conduct scientific research, and how do they apply their findings to better understanding human behavior?Learning Target: SWBAT explain how psychologists conduct scientific research and apply their findings to better understand human behavior</p></li><li><p>Unit 2 (A):The Need for Psychological Science</p><p>A.P. PsychologyLearning Target: SWBAT explain how psychologists conduct scientific research and apply their findings to better understand human behavior</p></li><li><p>The Need for Scientific Research in PsychologyHindsight Bias:</p><p>The tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one would have foreseen it</p><p>The I-knew-it-all-along phenomenon</p><p>E.g. Monday Morning Quarterbacking</p><p>Learning Target: SWBAT explain how psychologists conduct scientific research and apply their findings to better understand human behavior</p></li><li><p>The Need forScientific Research in PsychologyHow much time do you think it will take you to unscramble these anagrams?</p><p>Learning Target: SWBAT explain how psychologists conduct scientific research and apply their findings to better understand human behavior</p></li><li><p>The Need forScientific Research in PsychologyHow much time do you think it will take you to unscramble these anagrams?</p><p>People said it would take10 seconds, but on averageit took about 3 minutesAnagramWREATWATERETYRNENTRYGRABEBARGELearning Target: SWBAT explain how psychologists conduct scientific research and apply their findings to better understand human behavior</p></li><li><p>The Need forScientific Research in PsychologyOverconfidence:The tendency to believe that one knows more than he/she actually does</p><p>Leads to error and misjudgmentLearning Target: SWBAT explain how psychologists conduct scientific research and apply their findings to better understand human behavior</p></li><li><p>The Scientific AttitudeScientific Attitude:Curiosity (Passion for exploration)Skepticism (Doubting and questioning)Humility (Ability to accept responsibility when wrong)</p><p>Psychological researchers must also think criticallyLearning Target: SWBAT explain how psychologists conduct scientific research and apply their findings to better understand human behavior</p></li><li><p>The Scientific MethodThe Scientific Method:QuestionHypothesisExperimentResultsConclusionsTheoryLearning Target: SWBAT explain how psychologists conduct scientific research and apply their findings to better understand human behavior</p></li><li><p>The Scientific MethodLearning Target: SWBAT explain how psychologists conduct scientific research and apply their findings to better understand human behavior</p></li><li><p>The Scientific MethodControl Variables:Variables that are kept the same throughout the experiment/studyIndependent Variable:Variable that is purposely changed/manipulated by the person(s) conducting the experiment</p><p>Dependent Variable:Variable that changes based on reactions to Independent VariableLearning Target: SWBAT explain how psychologists conduct scientific research and apply their findings to better understand human behavior</p></li><li><p>The Scientific MethodIdentify the control variable, independent variable, and dependent variable in this hypothetical experiment:A researcher is looking at how studying influences test scores.Control-the tests administered to studentsIndependent-the amount of studying students doDependent-the RESULTING test scoresLearning Target: SWBAT explain how psychologists conduct scientific research and apply their findings to better understand human behavior</p></li><li><p>The Scientific MethodOperational Definition:A statement of the procedures (operations) used to define research variablesE.g.-weight is defined as the numbers that appear when an object is placed on a weighing scale.E.g.-Intelligence may be defined by ones IQ</p><p>Replication:Ability to repeat a research study, with different participants in different situationsDetermine whether basic findings extend beyond a single research study</p><p>Learning Target: SWBAT explain how psychologists conduct scientific research and apply their findings to better understand human behavior</p></li><li><p>Exit TicketWhy is it important for psychologists to conduct scientific research?</p><p>What is hindsight bias? Provide an example.</p><p>What are the 3 main components of the scientific attitude? </p><p>What are the 6 steps of the scientific method?</p><p>Learning Target: SWBAT explain how psychologists conduct scientific research and apply their findings to better understand human behavior</p></li><li><p>HomeworkUnit 1 Key People:</p><p>Research Study Response #40: Obey At Any Cost? (Pgs. 308-317)</p><p>Ask students if the can think of an example of Hindsight Bias?Personal life, School, News/Media, Entertainment/Pop culture, psychological/Scientific research</p><p>*</p></li></ul>

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