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Research

  • Jeffery B. Allen
  • Alan M. Gross
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Abstract

Commonly, students equate scientific research with the flasks and microscopes of a chemistry or biology laboratory. These scientific disciplines contribute enormously to our understanding of the physical world and the creatures that inhabit it. Psychology also provides us with an ever-changing perspective of ourselves and our world through research. The goals of psychological research are quite diverse. As well as increasing our understanding of human and animal behavior, research seeks answers to more immediate problems facing our society. For example, clinical researchers attempt to find ways of alleviating psychological disorders, such as schizophrenia or depression, that afflict thousands of people each year.

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Baseline Phase Arthritic Pain Scholastic Aptitude Test Psychological Data Correlational Research 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeffery B. Allen
    • 1
  • Alan M. Gross
    • 2
  1. 1.Rehabilitation Institute of MichiganDetroitUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyUniversity of MississippiUniversityUSA

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