Tag: researchmethods

Application: Designing an Experiment

Application: Designing an Experiment

You’re the researcher!  Time to design an experiment to investigate a research question! For explanatory details regarding this activity, click: HERE

A Research Crisis in Psychology?!

A Research Crisis in Psychology?!

There has been A LOT of press recently (as well as nerdy argumentation) regarding the extent to which psychological science is suffering from terrible research. Why is this a problem? Because Psychology claims to be a science and bases it’s claims, theories and postulates on […]

Correlation Vs. Causation

Correlation Vs. Causation

Correlation vs. Causation The reported health benefits of drinking moderate amounts of red wine have been widely reported in the news over the past decade.   https://www.google.com.hk/?gfe_rd=cr&ei=eHPJVfCXOdPC8AeKrrjQAw&gws_rd=ssl#q=Health+Benefits+of+Red+Wine The question of course is what is it about wine drinking that increases our health?  Wasn’t alcohol meant […]

IB Psych Paper 3: Analyzing Research

IB Psych Paper 3: Analyzing Research

Research Methods: Paper 3 Read the article on the famous Purdue study on learning methods and retention of information and then answer the accompanying questions below in order to increase your fluency in regard to quantitative and qualitative research methods!! If you Really Want to […]