Week 1 Appendix B - Axia College Material Appendix B...

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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 The scientific method is a standardized way of making observations, gathering data, testing predictions, and interpreting results. A psychologist would observe the difference in why a one group of 7 year old children have a higher intellect than other 7 year old children. They would observe their environment, parents, food, and anything else that could affect their intellectual development. Then they would use this information to for a hypothesis and form an answer as to why. Case study method The case study method is an in-depth investigation of a specific type of person, group, or event. Studying the effects on a
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This note was uploaded on 07/30/2011 for the course PSY 210 taught by Professor Williams during the Summer '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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Week 1 Appendix B - Axia College Material Appendix B...

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