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Ch 2: Research Methods and Ethics: Homework Help

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The Research Methods and Ethics chapter of this Social Psychology Homework Help course helps students complete their research methods and ethics homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your research methods and ethics homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your research methods and ethics homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Research design types
  • True experimental design methods
  • Ethnography
  • Quantitative and qualitative research
  • Methods for assessing the quality of a research study using validity and reliability
  • Approaches to interpreting correlations in research results
  • Inferential statistics
  • Research ethics in psychology

11 Lessons in Chapter 2: Research Methods and Ethics: Homework Help
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Types of Research Design

1. Types of Research Design

There are questions to be answered in all areas of psychology. How are these questions answered by professionals in the field? This lesson covers several different options researchers can use to approach such questions.

True Experimental Design

2. True Experimental Design

Experiments are the classic way to conduct research in almost any field of study. But do you know how true experiments really work? This lesson explains the details of experimental design, such as different types of samples, control groups and independent vs. dependent variables.

What Is Ethnography? - Studying Cultural Phenomena

3. What Is Ethnography? - Studying Cultural Phenomena

Researchers use various methods to answer questions. Some questions cannot be answered through quantitative measures; they are best addressed through qualitative research methods, such as ethnography. This lesson will discuss the defining qualities, methods, and uses of ethnography.

Quantitative vs. Qualitative Research

4. Quantitative vs. Qualitative Research

In this lesson, we identify the differences between quantitative and qualitative research methods in the social sciences. We also discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each approach.

Validity and Reliability: How to Assess the Quality of a Research Study

5. Validity and Reliability: How to Assess the Quality of a Research Study

Many psychologists and teachers complete research studies. How can you tell if a study was done well? This lesson will cover many criteria for a good quality study, including types of reliability and validity.

How to Interpret Correlations in Research Results

6. How to Interpret Correlations in Research Results

Perhaps the most common statistic you'll see from psychology is a correlation. Do you know how to correctly interpret correlations when you see them? This lesson covers everything you need to know.

Inferential Statistics for Psychology Studies

7. Inferential Statistics for Psychology Studies

Psychology is a science, which means that in order to understand people's thoughts and behaviors, a basic understanding of statistics is necessary. Most psychology studies use inferential statistics. This lesson covers basic types of inferential statistics, as well as how to decide whether a hypothesis was supported by the results.

Research Ethics in Educational Psychology

8. Research Ethics in Educational Psychology

Many people have a vague fear of psychological studies. Will the researchers lie to me? Will I get electric shocks? This lesson covers the ethical considerations of all modern psychological studies, including the rights of the participant such as informed consent and accurate debriefing.

Ethics in Psychological Research

9. Ethics in Psychological Research

Ethics are an important aspect of psychological research. Learn about how ethics apply to psychological research are are how ethical standards are regulated.

Philip Zimbardo: Experiment & Lucifer Effect

10. Philip Zimbardo: Experiment & Lucifer Effect

Philip Zimbardo's studies on what causes good people to do bad things has spanned over four decades and spawned a theory called the Lucifer Effect. This lesson teaches you about Zimbardo, his most famous experiment, and the Lucifer Effect.

What is a Placebo? - Definition & Explanation

11. What is a Placebo? - Definition & Explanation

A placebo is something given to a person that has no physical effect on that person, even though they may think that it does. In this lesson, you will discover why placebos are used and their purpose in an experiment.

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