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1: INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY AS A SCIENCE

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    • 1.1: Why Science?
      Psychologists believe that scientific methods can be used in the behavioral domain to understand and improve the world. This module outlines the characteristics of the science, and the promises it holds for understanding behavior. The ethics that guide psychological research are briefly described. It concludes with the reasons you should learn about scientific psychology.