Psychology AS Edexcel Unit 2 - Methodology

Key points about methodology in psychology 

What is the main strength of case studies?
use a variety of research methods which increases the reliability
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What is a positive correlation?
as one variable increases so does the other
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What is the difference between a longitudinal study and a cross-sectional study?
cross-sectional studies take one moment in time whereas longitudinal studies study over a long period of time
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Why are adoption studies carried out?
because the environment of adopted children isn
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One strength of using animals in psychology is..
they frequently reproduce and have short lifespans so more than one generation can be studies in a short time
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What is a positive correlation?

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as one variable increases so does the other

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What is the difference between a longitudinal study and a cross-sectional study?

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Why are adoption studies carried out?

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One strength of using animals in psychology is..

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