BEH225 CP - effect. Experimental Research Having the...

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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 More natural than researching in a lab setting. It has to be taken as it comes and not try to interfere to get wanted results Case Studies Very informative and also natural. Cannot draw general conclusions because everyone is different Correlational Research Shows a relation between differing personalities, aptitudes, or performance. Unable to allow cause and
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Unformatted text preview: effect. Experimental Research Having the ability to change variables. Artificial setting used and may be limitations Make your recommendation to the psychologist and explain the rationale behind your choice. Your response should be 100-200 words. I would recommend all of the above to be able to get the most out of the research. Most are able to be researched within a natural setting and would make for the most likely or accurate information. There will be very detailed information from the case studies and a great way to from a hypothesis. Using Correlation research will help to clarify the relationship between non liars and those who lie. This will also allow for predictions of this behavior. Lastly, though Experimental Research is not a natural setting is will offer a great way to find cause and affect information. BEH 225...
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