Samantha Karp appendix b

Samantha Karp appendix b - opinions from a group of...

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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 Method of interpretation of data, allowing for a definitive answer to be reached with little or no bias. The scientific method could be used when examining DNA. Case study method An in-depth breakdown of an individual. Used in clinical research studies where certain areas are not the same. Can be used when gathering information for a specific intervention. Survey method To gather information or
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Unformatted text preview: opinions from a group of individuals. A survey would be used to see how many high school students have tried drugs. Naturalistic observation method To observe behavior in a natural environment. To count how many smiles a particular person has in one day would be a naturalistic observation. Correlation method Method to see if there is a relationship between more than one thing and how strong it is. An example of correlation method would be when researchers try and show a link between drug use and depression. Experimental method Usually the most precise method, predicting how one thing relates to another. This method could be applied when trying to prove a hypothesis. PSY 210...
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