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Running head: OBSERVATION, EXPERIMENTAL, AND SINGLE CASE DESIGN
How does each of these research designs allow psychologists to make statements about the efficacy of treatment?
Do you think Observation, Experimental and Single case design all help ...
Psychology is commonly thought of as an educational applied discipline involving the study of human and animal mental functions and behavior. There are three types of design that may be used in aiding psychologists determine treatment, obeservation, experimental, and case design. Research has demonstrated this to be true, but there are a lot of other factors that may also be used in determining treatment. In my opinion, all of these, observation, experimental and single case design all help psychologist make statements regarding treatment, but it is actually a lot more complicated and much more in determining efficacy can be determined through experimentation.
Examine fundamental concepts of research methodology in the field of psychology.
1. Discuss the meaning of â??science of
psychology.â? (In other words, why do we
consider psychology to be a science instead
of a nonscientific discipline? What criteria
does a discipline have to meet in order to be
2.Explain the scientific method.
3.Distinguish between qualitative and
quantitative data; provide specific examples of
each. (The best examples will relate to
4.Describe the process of scientific theory
construction and testing. (Be careful to not
confuse theory construction and testing with
hypothesis construction and testing.)