psy210_appendix_b

psy210_appendix_b - Axia College Material Appendix B...

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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 The scientific method is a standardized way of making observations, gathering data, forming theories, testing predictions, and interpreting results. This method can be applied to collect data on a target population i.e. it could be used to determine what percent of a specific group suffers from a particular issue and what the group has in common that could be the cause. Case study method In a case study, a researcher studies a subject in depth. The researcher collects data about the subject through interviews, direct observation, psychological testing, or examination of documents and records about the subject.
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