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beh225_appendix_b[1] - Axia College Material Appendix B...

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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 Experimental Research They have strict control of the subjects and then they are able to find the cause- and-effect relationships. It could cause it to have an artificial effect on the subjects, and they may not act like they would as if they were at home. Case Studies It yields a great deal of information that is detailed and descriptive, it is helpful for making a hypothesis. It can take up to much time, and cost a lot of money, and it causes observers bias to the potential problem. Naturalistic Observation
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2010 for the course BEH 225 taught by Professor Mrking during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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