Why or why not Test research or the experimental method is the most fitting

Why or why not test research or the experimental

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research is the gold standard? Why or why not? Test research or the experimental method is the most fitting route for making causal inferences, in regard to mediations or medicines and setting up whether at least one component causes an adjustment in a result. This is to a great extent because of the accentuation in controlling unessential factors. This means, tighter control on variables. Another advantage is it is much easier to comment on cause and effect. The experimental method is widely used causal relationships produce consistency and time priority. It is also used when the enormity of a correlation is big or great. “In the strictest sense, experimental research is called a true experiment” (Regoli, 2015). Other methods are used such as Correlational, Survey, Case Studies but with the Experimental Method, sampling groups are used and produces better results. The Stanley Milgram Experiment used this method to determine whether people obey orders along with applying it to the Law of Segregation. This is based on the Mendel Pea Plant Experiment. This was was performed in the 19th century (Regoli, 2015). Some disadvantages to using the experimental method are that research can create false or artificial situations that don’t always represent real- life situations. The life experiences and the mood or health of the participants may influence their reactions and those variables may not even be known to the researcher. And because of ethical reasons, an experiment may be hindered or stopped all together. It is also subject to human error. Biases play a big role in disadvantages. All methods target different audiences for different reasons such as the qualitative research hosts a focus group and interviews uses an audience for audience analysis. Surveys and Questionnaires also use qualitative research.
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Regoli, N. (2015). 8 Main Advantages and Disadvantages of Experimental Research. Retrieved from - experimental-research
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