AP Psychology 1.4 Research Methods

AP Psychology 1.4 Research Methods. This type of data collection follows which one of the following methods?

AP PsychologyResearch Methods
LanguageEnglish Language
Research MethodsExperimental, Correlational, and Clinical Research

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here potential answer was the survey mm all right [Answers appear]

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naturally the naturalistic method describes naturalistic observation in

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which a subject is observed in their natural habitat entirely unaffected by [Kid looking through binoculars]

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the observer so unless the local university secretly installed cameras

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into wills apartment which is what we're looking for there oh yeah illegal felony

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this isn't the right answer double-blind method refers to a testing method where

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the researcher has no knowledge of which group is the test group and which is the [Researchers with black shades in a lab]

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control thereby ensuring that there is no bias in the experiment however since

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the situation described doesn't involve the test or control group this is in our

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answer either unless we'll has an evil identical twin who the university is [Will appears with evil twin]

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also contacting or some light aspect looks like we're starting to scare will

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of it stop it's definitely not the placebo method this term describes a

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placebo controlled study which intentionally misleads participants into

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thinking they're receiving a treatment when all they're really getting is a

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whole lot of trust issues imagine for a minute your friend brings you coffee to [Friend gives woman coffee]

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help you stay awake in your first class after a few sips you're feeling alert

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and ready to go it's only afterwards that she tells you she bought you decaf

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because you thought you were drinking regular coffee you reacted the way you

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normally would the decaf was a placebo which tricked you into behaving a [Girl receives decaf coffee]

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certain way it's also the reason why you'll never trust that friend again

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anyway placebos helped researchers to see if

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the results with the treatment are actually valid sure the pills the [Woman holding placebo pills]

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University has been slipping into wills coffee are just a placebo and not an

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advanced form of mind control set sorry we just can't help ourselves and

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it's definitely not the anonymous method which simply describes the acquisition

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of data from anonymous sources because of anonymous sources know everything and

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we mean everything there is to know about will even though he listened to [Man takes off Will's headphones]

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Britney Spears in the gym that leaves us would be the survey method the survey

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method is a means of statistic collection from a specific population

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through questionnaires and interviews it's a descriptive research method where

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participants answer questions in order to investigate a specific topic and fret [People talking on the grass]

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not will very rarely is it the method conducted by a nefarious secret society

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set out to control your mind so that is the kind of thing a very secret society [Will crawls under bed]

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would say to you to obtain trust