Observational methods- research involving the direct observation of behavior
Three decisions to make:
1. will the observation occur in a natural or contrived setting?
2. Will the participants know they are being observed?
3. How will the partici
Chapter 2 Reading Quiz
1. psychologists study behavioral variability among individuals, across
situations, over time, as a function of age
2. behavioral research should be designed so that
the researcher can identify factors that are related to behavioral
When self-report diaries are used in research
Participants record information about their lives on a daily basis
Reactive behaviors are
Affected by observation
In the dyadic interaction paradigm