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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 Observing something that happens, making a hypothesis on what is found, use experimental test When a child has had a dramatic experience this could be used to observe figure out and solve the problem Case study method When a certain group of people are study to find out certain things about the population or group of people as a whole To find out what group of ethnic people have more domestic violence among
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Unformatted text preview: them ex. White, black, Asian, Ect Survey method When researcher wants to collect information on a phenomena that cannot be directly observed How many people like there local library Naturalistic observation method Observe a person in there home or natural environment Observing a child with behavior problems in there home or school Correlation method Used to decide if one thing has something to do with another A marine has a dramatic war experience and now has PDSD does one have something to do with the other Experimental method Using different things to see if changing one thing changes the original problem A child watches scary movies so they have night mares. Change what the child watches to see if the nightmares stop PSY 210...
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