Chapter 3: Research Methods

Learning Objective: 

  • Outline the major methods used in psychological research.

With this objective in mind, watch the following video

In these clips, Dr. Simine Vazire discusses how research methods in psychology differs from other fields of research methods.

What is one way to describe the key methods that are used in psychological research today?

  1. Experimental methods and Correlational methods
  2. Self-reports and Case studies
  3. Biological methods and Correlational methods

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Answer: A

Can you name some of the methods used in psychological research?

  1. Self-reports
  2. Surveys
  3. Lab experiments
  4. Biological measures
  5. Datasets
  6. All of the above

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Answer: F