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Seminar Two Research Methods AssignmentDaniel BurdziakBaker College
In my readings I feel like the best research method to apply to studying human sexuality is by using surveys and samples, just as Dr. Kinsey did. In order to get statistical data about sex, and sexual behavior it is necessary to conduct sampling, as well as surveys in order to get a balanced,and unbiased answer pool in which you can then build the statistics around. The text states that a survey is a study of people’s attitudes, opinions, or behaviors (King & Regan, 2014). Surveys rely on specifying a population for the survey, as well as taking a sample from said population in order to gain the results needed to form the statistical data. Depending on if the survey is done by a single researcher or a large firm such as a magazine the size of the populationwill be vastly different. For a single researcher they may have a few thousand in their population whereas a magazine for example could reach hundreds of thousands of people. The most