Research methods- what is science?

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  • Scientific method in Psychology
    • Scientific research is strictly controlled and efforts made to remove sources of bias
    • Made under objective controls
    • Reproductive results are demanded
    • Failures are searched for and studied closely
    • Science progresses
    • Science is based on evidence gained from empirical studies
    • Science argues from evidence that has been obtained through scientific research
    • Findings are expressed primarily through scientific journals that are peer- reviews
    • Science holds that genuine phenomena must be capable of study by anyone
    • Convinces by appeal to the evidence


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