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 A way to test ideas buy forming a hypothesis , testing, gathering evidence and then forming a conclusion. A sim ple example of the scientific method is an experiment. For example a hypothesis could be that baking soda and water will have a chemical reaction based on the fact the one is an acid and the other is an alkaline . When the theory is tested by mixing the two the hypothesis it proved true when a reaction occurs. Case study method The method most often used when conducting clinical research. It includes an intense study of a single group or situation. A good
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2010 for the course PSY 210 9852169872 taught by Professor Nicole during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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