Research Methods in Psychology
Cuttler, C., Jhangiani, R. S., & Leighton, D. C. (2020). Chapter 2: Overview of the scientific method (pp. 46-49). Research Methods in Psychology-Open Textbook Library.
Only read the three required pages listed. This reading will help you understand independent and dependent variables within research, along with highlighting other important elements of research design that will be helpful later in the course.