This assignment explores the similarities and differences between the survey and the experimental methods of research as they are used in the field of biopsychology.
Describe the survey method as it is used in psychology.
Describe the experimental method as it is used in psychology.
Describe the role of research participants in the field of psychology.
Examine the biological basis of behavior.
Write a 2 page paper on the following:
Bio psychology is an expanding area within the field of psychology. Bio psychology helps us to understand how the brain and genetic components impact the various psychological issues humans can experience.
Compare the survey and experimental methods as they are used in the field of bio psychology, focus on age and gender. (Note these will be two separate pieces of research you will be using to write your paper.)
Use the internet, library resources, your textbook, and other resources to find information on the survey method and the experimental method of research. Look for the goals, methods, participants, and scenarios where each method is used. Document your findings. Key search terms may include: biological, genetic, predisposition.
Write a 2-page paper.
Based on the findings from Step 1, write a 2-page paper summarizing the research on age and gender through the survey and experimental method. At the end of your paper, create a small table comparing and contrasting the two methods.