beh225_appendix_b - Axia College Material Appendix B...

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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. Naturalistic Observation Using this method of research can show people as they are in their everyday life and what is gotten for results can be varied and unexpected. The person who is observing cannot keep notes or give instructions to the patient. Things can be forgotten and never recorded and some things may be misinterpreted. Surveys Surveys can cost less and save more money and still get a large amount of information. When people answer the questions they may not be honest, the answers may not be correct if the questions are not worded
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