Unformatted text preview: observes behavior, correctional research – how one relationship connects with another, and experimentation. c. Some ways that researchers study the life span are through cross sectional studies, which aim to compare different ages simultaneously; longitudinal studies which study the same person over a period of years; and sequential to study different ages at the same time, yet over a period of years. C. Learning Goal Three a. Researchers must stick to certain ethical procedures set by informing the participant of any risks, provide confidentiality, inform the participant of the methods used, and ensure that deception will now skew the survey. b. Gender bias affects the outcome of the method by magnifying results when in reality, there is only a small percentage due to social misconceptions of gender roles. Cultural bias can skew results by not including a group of people-ethnic glossing....
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course PSYCH 800 taught by Professor Armentrevieu during the Fall '07 term at The University of Akron.
- Fall '07