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Unformatted text preview: Qualitative Research Psychobiological research: usually outstanding persons, celebrities that represent different countries or cultures ______, _______, _______ and _________ are examined Application Oriented Strategy Researchers attempt to establish _________ of research findings obtained in one country to other countries ____________ tested in _______________ cultural context is tested in a different cultural setting Comparativist Strategy Focuses primarily on __________ and ___________ in statistical measures in a sample of cultures Crucial element of this strategy is the selection of _____________ ________ application of the methodology may or may not work __________ of the original method may be __________ Rephrasing of questions or statements, adding or deleting words to clarify meaning Major concern of any cross-cultural study is equivalence Sample Selection 3 different strategies for sample selection Availability/Convenience Sampling: Systematic Sampling: Random Sampling: Want to aim for a representative sample : The ________ the sample, the ________ the sampling error and ________ result of chance factors The ________ the sample, the _______ the sampling error (extent to which the sample is different from the population it represents) Mean scores in a random sample is a _______ estimation of the _______ population Observation in Cross Cultural Psychology Naturalistic observation: Laboratory observation: Survey Methods Surveys: Most commonly _____________ questions _________ survey: interviewer maintains or can maintain a direct communication with the respondent Indirect survey: researchers personal impact is ____________ because there is no communication between respondent and interviewer __________ written and handed in, mailed, or sent electronically ________ surveys conducted in several ways _____________ interview __________ surveys (least expensive)...
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2012 for the course PSYC 354 taught by Professor Orehek during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.

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