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Unformatted text preview: to learn about attitudes and behaviors. It could be used to see if people in general preferred chocolate ice cream to vanilla ice cream. Naturalistic observation method A method of study in which organisms are observed in their natural environments. It could be used to figure out the differences in the way that normal weight and overweight people eat. Correlation method A method of study that studies the relationship between variables; it does not show cause-and-effect relationships. It could be used to figure out if stress has an effect on health. Experimental method A method of study that looks to confirm or discover cause-and-effect relationships by It could be used to determine if a rainstorm causes excitement in children. PSY 210 introducing independent variable and observing their effects on dependant variables. PSY 210...
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- Winter '10
- Psychology, Method, Axia College Material, case study method