Experimental and control groups explained
By: T. Scott Randolph
Whenever something is being tested you need two groups (at a minimum) to get accurate results. These are often known as the experimental group and the control group. If you don't have the testing set up in this fashion, it will be very hard to...
Five steps used in scientific investigation
By: Kimberly Davis - 523725
A scientific experiment is defined as a method of procedure that has characterized natural science since the 17th century, consisting in systematic observation, measurement and experiment, and the formulation, testing and modification of hypotheses. Simply put a scientific experiment follows a five step process that...
Five steps used in scientific investigation
By: Sarah Cagle
All scientific investigations are based around five fundamental steps. Without these steps, each experiment would be conducted in a different manner, and it would next to impossible for other scientists to replicate the results of any experiment. Having a standard set of steps also ensures...
By: Julie Thomas-Zucker
Experimental and control groups are used extensively by medical and psychological research personnel and also by people taking surveys. They are used with all sorts of things not just people. Animals, plants, and especially chemicals provide answers to the questions that people want to know...
By: Ali Weetly
It has only been in the past two centuries that laboratories have been used to research the reasons behind psychological problems in patience. For years, those who suffered from psychological problems were subjected to cruel taunts and accusations. Many people who had any mental health...
By: Sarah Cagle
Dr. John B. Watson was born on January 9, 1878 and died on September 25, 1958. This famous scientist and pioneer in the field of Psychology grew up in South Carolina. He started Furman University when he was sixteen years old. Five years later he...
By: Olivia Kay
Case studies are very important qualitative, descriptive research tools that used in many areas of social science including psychology and sociology. They provide a way to take a close, in-depth look at a particular individual or a particular group of people. They take a look...
By: Srikanth Radhakrishna
The DISC (Dominance, Influencing, Steadiness and Conscientiousness) model of human behavior helps in understanding why people behave in a particular manner. This model highlights a person's strengths and weaknesses. The DISC behavioral model was originally created by Dr. William Marston at the Columbia University. It...
Finding the real meaning of intelligence
By: John Youngbauer
Smartness, Intelligence.Just a few words about smartness or intelligence. Human beings are so impressed by it, and also, by the gift of leadership.In certain ways, I think I'm pretty smart, although no leader. Many of us think the same thing. We think we...
By: Catherine Munson
Throughout time people have enjoyed classifying things, naming things. Is it animal, vegetable or mineral? Is it a solid, a liquid or a gas? And when working in a group does that person next to you prefer to use Dominance, Influence, Steadiness, or Conscientious to...

 

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