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Review Guidelines Adolescent Development Chapter 2 1. Explain the difference between the nature and nurture types of causes for behaviors. Be able to give examples in adolescent behaviors. 2. What’s the definition of a theory? 3. What 5 categories of information-gathering methods for finding answers to research questions did we discuss in class? 4. What is the difference between naturalistic and structured observation? 5. What are the limitations of observational methods of collecting data? 6. What is the difference between a clinical/open-ended interview and a structured interview/survey? When would you use the one or the other? 7. Why would some psychologists use psychophysiological measures? 8. What are some measures of autonomic nervous system activity that are commonly used in psychological research? 9. What is the clinical or case study method for gathering data? In which kinds of situations is it used? 10. What is ethnography and in which kinds of situations is it used?
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Unformatted text preview: 11. What kind of data would you use to do historical research in adolescence? 12. What 3 types of general research designs did we talk about in class (your book mentions 2)? 13. Briefly describe a correlational design. 14. Briefly describe the experimental design. Why is random assignment important? 15. What is the difference between independent and dependent variables? 16. What are the differences between correlational and experimental research designs? 17. What are 3 types of research designs that specifically look at development? 18. What are the pros and cons of longitudinal designs? 19. What are the pros and cons of cross-sectional designs? 20. What are the pros and cons of a sequential design? 21. What are some ethical considerations in research? What is informed consent? (did not discuss this in class, find in book)...
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2011 for the course PSYCH 333 taught by Professor Coffield during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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