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Thus, although the empiricist might say, “Seeing is believing,” thinking and reasoning about observations are just as important. Determinism is the belief that all events are governed by lawful, cause-and-effect relationships. This is easy enough when we discuss natural laws such as gravity—we probably all agree that if you drop an object, it will fall (unless it is a helium balloon). But does the lawfulness of nature apply to the way we think and act? Does it mean that we do not have control over our own actions?

APPLY . . ANALYZE . . The key terminology of the scientific method The steps of the scientific method The biopsychosocial model to behaviour The use of the term scientific theory The concept of scientific literacy Almost everyone has misinterpreted someone else’s meaning in a conversation. You could misinterpret someone leaning closer to you as flirting when really you were just talking too softly. You could mistake someone’s tone of voice as being annoyed when that person was actually talking loudly to be heard over other people in the room.

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