Week 1 Checkpoint-Appendix B

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

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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 Scientific method is used by scientist to answer a question or to prove or disprove a hypothesis. Scientific method uses scientific evidence found through organized research from observation and experimentation. This method could be used to find the answer to the question “Do all birds fly?”. Through organized research from observation and experimentation with the different types of birds scientist could see which birds can fly and which birds can not. Thus they would be able to answer the question. Case study method The case study method is used to understand behavior. The case study method carefully collects evidence about small groups or individuals
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