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The Science of Psychology


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One-way Analysis of Variance

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Scale Reliability

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Activity: Lets Make a Deal! Human Intuition vs. Empirical Reasoning

This activity utilizes a online applet to demonstrate the limitations of human intuition and the need for empirical reasoning when studying psychological phenomena.

Intuition, Empirical Reasoning

Author: David B. Strohmetz

Monmouth University

Posted: Tuesday, January 18, 2011