Check Point Research Methods appendix B

Check Point - Axia College Material Appendix B Research Methods Matrix A psychologist is planning to conduct a study that would examine

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Axia College Material Appendix B Research Methods Matrix A psychologist is planning to conduct a study that would examine pathological liars and the quality of their romantic relationships. You have been asked to provide the psychologist with a recommendation for which research method should be used to gather data on the pathological liars and their spouses . Using the table below list each research method and its advantages and disadvantages for use in this study. Research Method Advantages Disadvantages Naturalistic Observation Provides a great deal of first hand behavioral information that is more likely to be accurate than reports after the fact. Observer bias/ Natural situation are a onetime only occurrence. Case Studies Can provide valuable insights. Real life observations, interviews, scores on various test. Observer bias is as much a problem here as it is with naturalistic observation. Surveys
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2010 for the course BEH 225 beh225 taught by Professor Unknow during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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Check Point - Axia College Material Appendix B Research Methods Matrix A psychologist is planning to conduct a study that would examine

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