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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 Naturalistic observation The observer has the opportunity to view a subject in his or her own environment in real time, in a relaxed natural setting Observer bias what the observer see’s may be interpreted unjustly. Case study Observer has the ability to use several different methods to obtain meticulous information about the subject matter. Each case will differ due to individuality what may be appropriate for one subject may not fit another Time consuming and expensive Survey
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This note was uploaded on 07/13/2011 for the course BEH 225 taught by Professor Mrking during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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