|Assignment ID Number||AFFGEHU83939HD|
|Type of Document||Essay|
|Number of Pages||10 Pages|
Watch the “Nonexperimental Research Methods in Psychology” video located in this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.
Descriptive Research Methods Worksheet
Please list 5 research methods that you have reviewed from the book or video in the chart below. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages a researcher should consider when determining which methods to use.
Research Methods Advantages Disadvantages
1. From the video, discuss the purpose of correlational designs and the findings from the video regarding cell phone use.
2. Do you think it was appropriate for the researchers to use correlational design? Why or why not?
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|Professional communication||Unprofessional communication; many errors; no APA||Minor grammar, spelling, and APA errors||Postings are professional and in standard written English with APA|
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