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OpenStax Psychology Resources Guide: Psychological Research

Teaching and assessment materials to accompany the OpenStax Psychology textbook


By the end of this module, students will be able to:
  1. State why it is important to understand research processes.
  2. Describe common methods used in psychology.
  3. Distinguish experimental research from other designs and causal conclusions from correlational conclusions.
  4. Create operational definitions.
  5. Identify and apply basic research design elements and strategies.
  6. Understand and describe publication and replication processes.
  7. Better evaluate and investigate research and commercial claims.

Crash Course Psychology #2