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Sociological Research

Sociological Research - – the group of subjects exposed...

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Sociological Research Experimental Method - In an experiment, the research investigates cause-and-effect relationships under highly controlled conditions. Types of variables: 1) Independent variables – those variables that are thought to produce a change in some variable (e.g., teasing). 2) Dependent variables - those variables that are influenced by independent variables (e.g., anger in a person). Experimental group
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Unformatted text preview: – the group of subjects exposed to the independent variable • Control group – the group of subjects not exposed to the independent variable Survey Method • In a survey, data is collected by having people answer a series of questions • It is important to properly sample the population (the target group to be studied) in order to ensure that the research can be generalized to the population of interest...
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