Week 1;CheckPoint;Research Methods

Week 1;CheckPoint;Research Methods - Axia College Material...

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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. Research Method Advantages Disadvantages Naturalistic Observation Behavioral information that is sometimes more accurate because it is first hand. Participants behavior is more natural than when done in a laboratory. The presence of someone observing may alter the behavior of the participant. Case Studies Give detailed descriptive information and are useful when forming hypothesis. Observer bias can be a problem and they are time consuming and costly. Surveys
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