Research Methods. APA Ethical Guidelines. Human Drug Trials. The APA – American Psychological Association Responsible for setting the ethical guidelines for human and animal research. The IRB – Institutional Review Board
APA Ethical Guidelines
How do psychologists collect data about behavior?
What are the main principles that guide the Scientific Method of Psychology?
What are the two broad types of research that psychologists conduct?
What are examples of a qualitative research methods?
I was recently mugged by a group of teenagers, or I just had a fight with my teenage son over driving privileges. My assignment is to observe teenage behaviors at the mall. Will I be more inclined to seek out bad behaviors or infer bad intentions and motivations?
What is the best example of a research method that produces both quantitative and qualitative data?
Which types of research produce primarily qualitative data?
How do I create a valid and reliable experiment?
Only experimental data can conclusively demonstrate causal relations between variables (A causes B to happen).
Types of Correlation Relationships
After you’ve collected your data, it’s time to organize and analyze it.
Once I have completed my research, how do I present my findings ?