Features of science

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What is objectivity?
When all sources of personal bias are minimised so as not to distort or influence the research process.
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What is an empirical method?
Scientific approaches that are based on the gathering of evidence through direct observation and experience.
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What is replicability?
The extent to which scientific procedures and findings can be repeated by other researchers.
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What is falsifiability?
Karl Popper - The principle that a theory cannot be considered scientific unless it admits the possibility of being untrue.
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What are paradigms?
Thomas Kuhn - A set of shared assumptions and agreed methods within scientific discipline.
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What is a paradigm shift?
The result of scientific revolution - a significant change in the dominant unifying theory within a scientific discipline.
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