Chapter 4 Research Methods. Science and Abnormal Behavior. Nature of Science Way of knowing unlike normal everyday ways of knowing Values empiricism, objectivity, and replicability Demands rigorous standards of proof A means for testing hypotheses and theoretical claims
Figure 4.1 These three graphs represent hypothetical correlations between age and sleep problems.
Figure 4.2 While graph 1 gives the impression the Wendy’s anxiety level changed significantly, graphs 2 and 3 demonstrate how examining variability and trend can provide much more information about the true nature of the change.
Figure 4.4 Two research designs.