PsychBkQCh2 - PsychBkQCh2 1. Naturalistic- go to natural...

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PsychBkQCh2 26/01/2008 14:18:00 1. Naturalistic- go to natural envir. And record behavior see everyday behaviors but not all children have same opp to display a particular behavior in everyday  life Structured- lab setting that evokes behavior Greater control, very useful for studying behavior But cannot be certain that participants behave in the lab as they do in natural  envir, 2. event sampling- observer records all instances of a particular behavior during  specific time period time sampling- research records whether certain behavior occurs during a  sample of short intervals 3. observer influence- the effect of the observer on the behavior studied. . may  effect child to behave unnaturally  observer bias- observer aware of the purpose of a study, they may see and  record what is expected rather than what participants actually do -- conveys little about the thinking that underlies behavior 4. Clinical interview- conversation style is used to probe the participant point of  view permits people to display thoughts in terms that are as close as possible to  the way they think in everyday life. Second, the clinical interview large amount  of info in short period accuracy of people reports their thoughts and feelings maybe off interviewee may have problem with putting thoughts into word topics can be vulnerable to distortion
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course PSYCH 2350 taught by Professor Miller during the Spring '08 term at University of Houston.

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