PSY 490 Week 2 DQ 2 - 96796

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What is the importance of falsifiability criteria to psychology? Provide examples to justify your statements. Response: “One cannot prove whether a theory or hypothesis is true. One can only prove that it is false, a process called falsification” (Grossmann & Bushman, 2007, para. 1). According to Grossman and Bushman falsifiability is what distinguishes science from conjecture. It is the part of the scientific method where the researcher must determine that the hypothesis can be held up, or must be thrown out and a new hypothesis developed. For example, if a ...
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What is the importance of falsifiability criteria to psychology? Provide examples to justify your statements.

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