Assignment 1 Essay

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PYC 4808 - ASSIGNMENT 1 |WORD |DEFINITION |EXAMPLE | |Epistemology |“Meaning knowledge, understanding, study of. It is the |With regards to belief: “Emily believes that | | |branch of philosophy concerned with the nature and |people know that scientific knowledge is true | | |scope of knowledge and is also referred to as "theory |on the basis of observational evidence. In | | |of knowledge". It questions what knowledge is and how |contrast, Sharon believes that people know that| | |it can be acquired.”(http://en.wikipedia.org) |scientific knowledge is true because the | | | |textbook and her teacher say so.” | | | |(http://www.education.com) | |Theory |“A set of statements or principles devised to explain a|Classical Conditioning | | |group of facts or phenomena, especially one that has | | | |been repeatedly tested or is widely accepted and can be| | | |used to make predictions about natural phenomena.” | | | |(http://www.thefreedictionary.com) | | |Model |“A schematic

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