Psych M.D. - Basic Research


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Term: basic research
Definition (Myers):pure science that aims to increase the scientific knowledge base
Definition (alternative): Most scientists believe that a basic, fundamental understanding of all branches of science is needed in order for progress to take place. In other words, basic research lays down the foundation for the applied science that follows.
Contextual explanation: General knowledge of science itself and research about basic knowledge of science
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  1. Myers, D. G. (2004). Psychology. New York: Worth Publishers.
  2. "Basic vs. Applied Research." Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Dec. 2009. <http://www.lbl.gov/Education/ELSI/research-main.html>.
Edited by: Mike
Date of last edit: December 11 2009



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