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2: RESEARCH IN PSYCHOLOGY

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    • 2.1: Research Designs
      Psychologists test research questions using a variety of methods. Most research relies on either correlations or experiments. With correlations, researchers measure variables as they naturally occur in people and compute the degree to which two variables go together.
    • 2.2: Conducting Psychology Research in the Real World
      This module highlights the importance of also conducting research outside the psychology laboratory, within participants’ natural, everyday environments, and reviews existing methodologies for studying daily life.