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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 1010
Professor
Rebecca Jubis
Semester
Fall

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Research Methods1Survey Method set of written questions that are used to determine peoples beliefs attitudes and behavioursAdvantages EfficientcheapFast Disadvantages Questions misinterpretedValidity Make questionnaires anonymous Pilot Study Handing out questionnaire and seeing if there are problems If there are problems fix them before you conduct the study Psychologists test a sample of the population in order to get the opinions of whole populationIn order to generalize from the sample to the population the sample must be representative of the population How to ensure the sample is representative of the whole populationRandom sampling Each person in the population has an equal chance ofbeing chosen for the sampleWhen conducting a survey you usually need a lot of people
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