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Unformatted text preview: and study attitudes and behavior. A large group of people may be asked to participate in a survey about how they would react to a hypothetical situation such as a new baby in the house. Naturalistic observation method A scientific method in which organisms are observed in their natural environment. Scientists may observe the natural behavior of employees in the work place to see what behaviors are rewarded, or unrewarded Correlation method A scientific method that studies the relationships between variables. In correlation psychologists investigate whether one variable (behavior or trait) is directly related to another. Such as higher education and wages earned. Experimental method Experiments with whether one variable will have an effect on another or not. Does caffeine raise blood pressure? Or is a glass of wine a day really good for you? Experimenting with such an experiment may confirm or unconfirm such statements....
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This note was uploaded on 10/11/2010 for the course PSY 210 9852169872 taught by Professor Nicole during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '10