BEH225WK1CKPT (2) - Axia College Material Appendix B...

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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 . Research Method Advantages Disadvantages Naturalistic Observation More Natural Setting, Better Results, More comfortable setting, Not in a Laboratory. This will bring new theories and new ideas and clearer thinking. Easy to observe how person acts in different situation. And in a different environment. Not acting natural, pretending everything is great. Might not be good results. Having to wait for something to happen could be very time consuming. Common for Observer could be bias. Case Study This will help gain all kinds of information on the history of this person. Like how long they have been have been a liar and how long they have been in their relationship.
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This note was uploaded on 01/07/2012 for the course COM 155 155 taught by Professor Shepherd during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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BEH225WK1CKPT (2) - Axia College Material Appendix B...

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