Non experimental techniques

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Georgina
  • Created on: 14-04-14 13:18
View mindmap
  • Non-experimental
    • Correlation
      • +1 strong positive correlation
      • -1 strong negative correlation
      • measuring the relationship between 2 variables
      • +measuring strength of relationships
      • + allows measurement of many variables
      • Issue of Causality
    • Observational Techniques
      • behaviour is observed and recorded
      • no deliberate manipulation
      • +validity
      • lack of control
      • lack of replicability
      • Observer effects
      • Low ecological validity
    • Case Studies
      • in depth study
      • over time
      • on an individual or small group of people
      • rich and interesting data
      • challenging existing theory
      • distortion
      • low validity
      • Subjective

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Psychology resources:

See all Psychology resources »See all Research methods and techniques resources »