Naturalistic Observation

Answer:

observing and recording behavior in naturally occurring situations without trying to manipulate or control the situation

Replication

Answer:

the repetition of an experiment in order to test the validity of its conclusion

Goals of Psychology

Answer:

to describe, explain, predict, and control behavior/mental process.

Hypothesis

Answer:

A testable prediction, often implied by a theory

Theory

Answer:

An explanation using an integrated set of principles that organizes observations and predicts behaviors or events

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