Guiding Thought Question: Based on what you know of psychology and other sciences would you say that psychology is a Soft Science, or a Hard Science? Explain.
Soft Science: Uses scientific methods but through investigation it may be difficult to establish strictly measurable criteria.
Today's learning Objective: Students will be able to describe the role of different research methods and how the scientific method is used in psychological research. Students will take notes on the theories of psychological research methods and then find an experiment and answer application style critical thinking questions.
Forum 2.1 - Understanding Research
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Psychology Class Forum
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