Ch 2: Life Span Development Research Methods: Homework Help

About This Chapter

The Research Methods and the Study of Life Span Development chapter of this Life Span Developmental Psychology Homework Help course helps students complete their research methods and the study of life span development 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 the study of life span development homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample questions and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your research methods and the study of life span development homework with ease!

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

  • Use of the scientific method in human growth and development research
  • Data collection methods
  • Interpretation of correlations in research results
  • Cross-sectional, case study and experimental research methods
  • Twin and adoption studies
  • Ethics of psychological research and experiments

10 Lessons in Chapter 2: Life Span Development Research Methods: Homework Help
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Scientific Method Applications to Human Growth and Development Research

1. Scientific Method Applications to Human Growth and Development Research

Human growth and development researchers utilize the scientific method as they attempt to explain how a person changes throughout their life. The following lesson will explore this process.

Data Collection Methods for Human Growth and Development Research

2. Data Collection Methods for Human Growth and Development Research

This lesson will help you understand and differentiate between the methods of data collection that can be used in human growth and development research.

Surveys, Interviews, and Case Studies

3. Surveys, Interviews, and Case Studies

Researchers often have to decide how to collect data for their research. Should they ask people questions or observe them directly? This lesson will differentiate between three methods of data collection: surveys, interviews, and case studies.

The True Experimental Research Design

4. The True Experimental Research Design

You need to set up a true experiment to test a hypothesis and demonstrate a cause and effect relationship. This lesson will teach you how this is accomplished and when you are forced to use other research designs.

How to Interpret Correlations in Research Results

5. 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.

Research Designs: Quasi-Experimental, Case Studies & Correlational Research Designs

6. Research Designs: Quasi-Experimental, Case Studies & Correlational Research Designs

The true experiment is not the only way to conduct research. This lesson will help you understand the use of quasi-experimental research designs, case studies, and correlational research.

Twin and Adoption Studies: Practices & Findings

7. Twin and Adoption Studies: Practices & Findings

What is more influential, nature or nurture? How can scientists know for sure? In this lesson, we'll look at studies designed to separate the effects of genetics and environment on people's behavior, twin and adoption studies.

The Relationship Between Population, Sample & Generalizability

8. The Relationship Between Population, Sample & Generalizability

Researchers try their best to gather a sample that represents their population. But why is this important? In this lesson, we'll look at the relationship between population, sample, and generalizability in research.

Ethics in Psychological Experiments: Importance & Examples

9. Ethics in Psychological Experiments: Importance & Examples

What are the ethical principles of psychological research? In this lesson, you'll take a look at the careful considerations a psychologist must make with respect to her participants when she designs a test.

History of Nuclear Medicine

10. History of Nuclear Medicine

Nuclear medicine is a growing field of research and treatment. In this lesson, we'll explore this idea and talk about the history of nuclear medicine from its origins through today.

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