Researchers sometimes call the search for causes a search for “mechanisms.” Research often cycles back and forth between efforts to discover new phenomena in the world and efforts to understand their causes, as Betsy Paluck and Robert Cialdini describe in this article “Field Research Methods” https://psych.princeton.edu/file/87/download?token=S9zCxK1Y

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