Chapter 2: Research in Psychology: Objectives and Ideals

Learning Objective: 

  • Explain the purpose of psychological research and psychological science.

With this objective in mind, watch the following video:

In this clip, Dr. Simine Vazire Discusses Research Methods in Psychology.


What are some of the questions you could ask yourself to critically evaluate research?

  1. Does my research meet all the criteria to make it a solid research study?
  2. How could my research be improved?
  3. What are the flaws in the research design?
  4. All of the above

Click for the correct answer.

Answer: D