Unformatted text preview: involved in social research so more than likely there will be a correlation between a variety of things but the actual cause is very difficult to pin point. The readings of research methods and the ways in which the studies may go wrong has turned into a red flag for a lot of readers. However, acknowledging the problem is the best way to try to overcome them as best as possible. It is hard to believe the data, but most of the time the research is helpful in many ways so for these reasons the research continues. Social Research is conducted all of the time and is beneficial when it comes to many political decisions. The idea that it is impossible to find the direct cause of any problem is what has created many of the problems which have always existed. Since there is no way to exactly tell what must be done, research must always continue and the results must always be viewed skeptically....
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- Spring '11
- Causality, Correlation does not imply causation, approximate validity