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hypothetico-deductive

(ˌhaɪpəˈθɛtɪkəʊdɪˈdʌktɪv)
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(Philosophy) pertaining to or governed by the supposed method of scientific progress whereby a general hypothesis is tested by deducing predictions that may be experimentally tested. When such a prediction is falsified the theory is rejected and a new hypothesis is required
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Teaching modules were designed into a 5-day rotational structure which included a) science basics, hypothetico-deductive reasoning and crime scene logistics, b) blood spatter analysis and basic trigonometry, c) biological anthropology integrating science and math standards for each grade level, cl) impression evidence, pattern recognition, and algebra, e) evidentiary standards and courtroom procedures.
The rest of the fourth chapter surveys passages from the Essay that demonstrate Locke's adherence to the experimental scientific method of compiling natural histories, and then surveys other passages that have been used to support the contrary claim that Locke endorsed the use of hypotheses and was one of the forerunners of the hypothetico-deductive method.
deduction and falsification (Popper's hypothetico-deductive method), the multiple hypothesis method of strong inference, (6) or how much our own biases affect our objectivity (7) (e.
Moreover, many cognitive psychologists say the hypothetico-deductive model that focuses on observable behavioral events ignores the unobservable capacities and makeup of the behaving organism, which researchers and theorists need to take into account to properly understand how behavior can even take place.
Thus it is clear that although Rao accepts scientism in parapsychology, he is not a naive inductivist or someone who blindly accepts the outmoded hypothetico-deductive "received view" of science.
Indeed, the dominant paradigm in the administrative sciences has been positivist, with hypothetico-deductive methodology, imitating that of the pure sciences.
Drawing on parallels he pointed out in earlier work between the hermeneutical-dialectical approach to understanding literature and the hypothetico-deductive inquiry into the Book of Nature, he delves beneath the surface to find allusions in five plays.
Discover the processes of signal transduction, polymerase chain reaction, gel electrophoresis, restriction enzyme digest and ligations, cloning and transformation, the nature of scientific inquiry, and practice hypothetico-deductive reasoning.
Chapter 7 does the same with so-called hypothetico-deductive (H-D) method.
There are several models of clinical reasoning including pattern recognition, hypothetico-deductive or diagnostic reasoning, and narrative reasoning (Jones 1992, Terry and Higgs 1993, Jones and Rivett 2004, Edwards and Jones 2007).
Drawing from Darwin's hypothetico-deductive methods and also calling upon him for theory, Wilson (psychiatry, Creighton U.
This was undertaken, in classic hypothetico-deductive mode, in order specifically to investigate how the successive environments of the region and its history of settlement affected the formation and development of complex society in this part of Crete.