Appendix B for BEH 225

Appendix B for BEH 225 - more people at the same time. The...

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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 It can catch people in everyday life in everyday. Can produce results that are vary and spontaneous. Observer over look results and portray. Observers are not a loud to make notes or tell the individual to do other things. Results may not be right and may not be a loud to record. Case Study Results can be for one or
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Unformatted text preview: more people at the same time. The observer can be bias. Individuals cannot conclusion from a single case. Surveys Can give useful information. Can be cost effective. Individuals must be carefully picked. The answers could be incorrect depends on how they word the questions. People may not tell the truth. Correlational Research Will produce results and will not be examined by research methods. It can be hard to determine the cause and the effect. Researchers cannot explain the correlation reasons Experimental Research Researchers can come to conclusions. Artificial labs can influence behavior. There can be uncontrollable compound results. Some of the variables will not be controlled. Make your recommendation to the psychologist and explain the rationale behind your choice. Your response should be 100-200 words. BEH 225...
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This note was uploaded on 08/03/2011 for the course BEH 225 taught by Professor Mrking during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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