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Unformatted text preview: o Have no idea which group they are in (exp or control) o Depression could be subjective Researchers don’t know who is in what group We see what we want to see/self-fulfilling prophesy Module 1.6 Non-experimental Research • Experiments may not be ethical, therefore manipulation cannot happen (syphilis experiment) • Watch, see, observe but do not manipulate o Freshmen at the Memorial Union • Positive correlation- related in the same direction, move together • Negative correlation- inverse relationship, opposite directions o No reason to assume a causal relationship- no experiment • Strong relationship= can make predictions...
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2011 for the course PSY 101 taught by Professor Short during the Fall '11 term at ASU.
- Fall '11