FLIPPED LECTURES, PPTs, ASSIGNMENTS, AND REVISION CONTENT CAN BE FOUND IN THE
Research methodology, approaches, issues & debates
Lab experiments like the study by Milgram often feature a high degree of control but may lack some ecological validity in exchange for this control
Types of Design
Sometimes psychologist will use observation to study human behavior. Below a researcher uses a camera and monitor to code behavior in a controlled observation
We will examine reliability and validity. In science we aim for studies that are both reliable and valid but often times one or both of these qualities is lacking in the experiments we will examine
One controversial area in psychology is the use of animals in labs as can be seen in the cartoon below.