Experiments Analysis

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  • Experiments
    • Comparative
      • V - If no research is carried out there is no causal relationship.
      • R - Outdated research. Highly replicable.
      • E - Durkheim
      • E - Almost no ethical problems due to theoretic nature.
      • R - Access to larger sample sizes.
      • P - Only a theoretical approach. Can only study past events or pre-existing figures.
      • T - Positivist method. Quantitative data.
    • Field
      • R - Difficult to replicate.
      • T - Positivist nethod. Quantitative data.
      • V - Higher levels of validity due to the natural environment.
      • E - Need informed consent. Deception is often necessary to negate Hawthorne Effect.
      • E - Rosehan.
      • P - No control over variables.
      • R - Larger samples than lab experiments due to larger spaces.
    • Lab
      • R - Highly replicable due to easy to control variables.
      • R - Small samples due to time space constraints.
      • E - Need informed consent. Deception is often necessary to negate Hawthorne Effect.
      • T - Positivist method. Quantitative data.
      • V - Lack of ecological validity.
      • E - Milgram.
      • P - High control over variables. Hard to investigate large samples.
  • Lab
    • R - Highly replicable due to easy to control variables.
    • R - Small samples due to time space constraints.
    • E - Need informed consent. Deception is often necessary to negate Hawthorne Effect.
    • T - Positivist method. Quantitative data.
    • V - Lack of ecological validity.
    • E - Milgram.
    • P - High control over variables. Hard to investigate large samples.

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