Define the Scientific Method
|Introductory Psychology: Psychological Methods (#OERuPSY1)|
|Scientific Research Methods||Introduction | Define the Scientific Method | Ethics and the Rights of Participants | Research Design | Critical Thinking|
| The goals for this section are to:
|What does a scientist/psychologist look like? Complete this work in your journal.
At the end of the course we’ll come back and choose adjectives again.
|Throughout this course we will be referring you to readings from the e-textbook "Introduction to Psychology, First Edition" by Charles Stangor, published in 2006 by Flat World Knowledge. You can purchase this book in print on online format from Flat World Publishers.
Read the introduction and section 2.1 of the Stangor e-textbook.
|Watch the first two segments of the MIT lecture on “Science and Research”:
|In the MIT video, the lecturer mentions again some of the key people in the early history of Psychology. Answer for yourself in your journal: