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Critically exploring psychology
Critically exploring psychology

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Having completed this course, you should now have a better idea of why psychologists need to be critical to strengthen their research, not just in terms of the topic of interest to them, but also in terms of the differing approaches and research methods that they use to study their topic of interest.

You should also have a better idea of the need to look at any topic from a different perspective, and how this might shape the way that psychological research is carried out.

This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from the Open University courses D810 Critically exploring psychology 1 [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] and D811 Critically Exploring Psychology 2.