psy210_appendix_b[1] - determine the outcome based on that...

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Axia College Material Appendix B Complete the following chart. The first column shows the name of a research method used in psychology. In the second column, write a brief description of that research method. In the third column, provide a situation when this method could be applied. Research Method Description Application Scientific method A body of techniques for investigating phenomena. The study of individuals to determine their behavior. A group studied of people raised in two different types of environment. To see if their environment has any impact in their behavior. Case study method Is actually cases that gives us a better understanding of a complex issue or object To actually study an individual person and
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Unformatted text preview: determine the outcome based on that one particular person. Survey method Gathering information by asking questions to people who are believed to have desired information. Taking a poll from various people. Naturalistic observation method Observing people in their natural environment. Observing someone in their home or the work place to see how they interact with family members or co-workers. Correlation method To see if two or more variables are associated with each other. Giving test or questionnaires to determine if a person has an similarity. Experimental method Manipulating one variable to determine if changes in one variable cause change in another variable. Testing subjects PSY 210...
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This note was uploaded on 07/16/2011 for the course PSY 260 psy260 taught by Professor Amanda during the Summer '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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