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Axia College Material Appendix B Research Methods Matrix A psychologist is planning to conduct a study that would examine pathological liars and the quality of their romantic relationships. You have been asked to provide the psychologist with a recommendation for which research method should be used to gather data on the pathological liars and their spouses . Using the table below list each research method and its advantages and disadvantages for use in this study. BEH 225
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Research Method Advantages Disadvantages Experimental Research Provides new insight that is needed when concerning this correlation Requires plenty time and money in order to receive grants and permits. Also, there would be a lot of time and money used to complete the study Correlation Study Would determine if some characteristic or set of characteristics is closely related to, or correlated to those of a pathological liar Doesn’t permit the researcher to explain cause and effect Naturalist Observation Allows the person being
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2011 for the course BEH 225 taught by Professor Mrking during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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