ERIC Number: EJ340598
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Using Astrology to Teach Research Methods to Introductory Psychology Students.
Ward, Roger A.; Grasha, Anthony F.
Teaching of Psychology, v13 n3 p143-45 Oct 1986
Provides a classroom demonstration designed to test an astrological hypothesis and help teach introductory psychology students about research design and data interpretation. Illustrates differences between science and nonscience, the role of theory in developing and testing hypotheses, making comparisons among groups, probability and statistical significance, and the complications involved in interpreting research data. (Author/JDH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
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