empirically testable

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  • This type of role theory dictates how closely related individuals' actions are to the society, as well as how empirically testable a particular role theory perspective may be.
  • Furthermore, such theories need to suggest empirically testable connections between educationally relevant behaviours and brain function.
  • Scientific theories are distinguished from hypotheses, which are individual empirically testable conjectures, and scientific laws, which are descriptive accounts of how nature will behave under certain conditions.
  • Feser argues that Hume's fork itself is not a conceptual truth and is not empirically testable.
  • Shimony is best known for his work in developing the CHSH inequality, an empirically testable form of the Bell inequality, also known as Bell's theorem.
  • Langdon concludes his review: It is now incumbent upon both authors and critics to clarify the assumptions with which they are working and, where possible, to make empirically testable predictions.
  • That a given psychological attribute is a continuous quantity is a logically coherent and empirically testable hypothesis.
  • Falsificationism's demarcation falsifiable grants a theory the status scientific -- simply, empirically testable -- not the status meaningful, a status that Popper did not aim to arbiter.
  • Revonsuo outlines six "empirically testable" propositions (Revonsuo, 2000) to illustrate his "threat simulation" theory.
  • The foundational premises underlying scientific creationism disqualify it as a science because the answers to all inquiry therein are preordained to conform to Bible doctrine, and because that inquiry is constructed upon theories which are not empirically testable in nature.
  • Writing in The Australian, columnist Emma Jane described Conservapedia as "a disturbing parallel universe where the ice age is a theoretical period, intelligent design is empirically testable, and relativity and geology are junk sciences."
  • In Rapaport's influential monograph The Structure of Psychoanalytic Theory (1960), he organized ego psychology into an integrated, systematic, and hierarchical theory capable of generating empirically testable hypotheses.
  • Typical objections to defining intelligent design as science are that it lacks consistency, violates the principle of parsimony, is not scientifically useful, is not falsifiable, is not empirically testable, and is not correctable, dynamic, provisional or progressive.
  • Typical objections to defining intelligent design as science are that it lacks consistency, violates the principle of parsimony, is not scientifically useful, is not falsifiable, is not empirically testable, and is not correctable, dynamic, progressive or provisional.
  • Spence's analysis of discrimination learning (1936, 1937) in terms of gradients of excitation and inhibition provided was one of the first to show that mathematical deductions from a quantitative theory could generate interesting and empirically testable predictions (Wagner, 2008).