Psych M.D. - Applied research


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Term: applied research
Definition (Myers):scientific study that aims to solve practical problems1
Definition (alternative): Refers to scientific study and research that seeks to solve practical problems. Applied research is used to find solutions to everyday problems, cure illness, and develop innovative technologies. Psychologists working in human factors or industrial/organizational fields often do this type of research.2
Contextual explanation: research to improve human knowledge
Related terms and concepts:
  • basic research
Psych M.D. - Applied research - The Neuron3


Related websites:
Sources:
  1. Myers, D. G. (2004). Psychology. New York, New York: Worth Publishers.
  2. Wagner, K. (n.d.). Applied Research - What Is Applied Research. Retrieved September 20, 2009, from http://psychology.about.com/od/aindex/g/appres.htm
  3. ArandA1984. (n.d.). Retrieved September 20, 2009, from http://www.aranda4.com/a_large.html
  4. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vaobZVhSkjk
Edited by: Sean
Date of last edit: 9/20/09



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