Types of Correlational Methods

1. The statement : My cat has a wonderful personality

is objective
is not objective--specifically, it shows anthropomorphism.

2. What would be a better topic for observation?

Fidgeting behavior
Thoughts about reaching one's potential

3. Sexual behavior is most ethically studied by


4. The scientific term that comes closest to meaning that participants may lie is participant

Demand characteristics
Social desirability bias

5. Asking people why they do things is not a good idea because

Demand characteristics
They often do not know the real reason why they do things.

6. To have a good sample, the most important thing is that it is

Randomly sampled

7. The case study is a weak method because you cannot use it to establish cause-effect, nor can you use it to generalize to other people.