psy210_appendix_b (1)

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Axia College Material Appendix B Complete the following chart. The first column shows the name of a research method used in psychology. In the second column, write a brief description of that research method. In the third column, provide a situation when this method could be applied. Research Method Description Application Scientific method Identifying the problem to come up with a hypothesis and or theory. When you are trying to study the human brain, trying to understand it. Using naturalistic observations. Case study method The method of studying the case of an individual or individuals. When you study and obtain information, detailed observations of a certain individual or individuals. Survey method Asking different individuals questions
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Unformatted text preview: about the topic of concern. To get useful information that can be useful. Even though most answers are not truly answered and can sometimes be inaccurate. Naturalistic observation method People and or animals being observed in their everyday behavior. Being observed in your natural habitat, in your home. It is always better than being in a lab. Correlation method A statistical measure of a relationship between two or more variables . Meaning the indication of how one variable may predict another variable. Experimental method To design experiments to test the hypothesis or theory. To do random test to an individual, according to what is needed or expected from the experiment. PSY 210...
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This note was uploaded on 06/25/2010 for the course PSYCH 210 taught by Professor Nicole during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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