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Psychologists using information from old newspapers to study human behavior are engaging in:

a. developmental research
b. archival research
c. naturalistic observation
d. survey research

is it B im confused

2. Kevin and Cheryl had completed their first day of naturalistic observation of adolescents at the local high school. As they discussed their experiences during the day, they found that they were both concerned about the difference their presence in the classrooms made on adolescent behavior. This is an important question since, in truly naturalistic research, researchers cannot:

a. be unobservable
b. manipulate the independent variable
c. be seen, and not heard
d. change the situation

is it C

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  1. I agree with your first answer. But I'm not sure of your second answer.

    Check these sites to see if they clarify this question.

    http://psychology.about.com/od/nindex/g/naturalistic.htm

    http://www.saskschools.ca/~psychportal/Psych30/ejournal-introduction/research_methods_in_psychology.htm

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  2. it is B

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  3. Thanks for clarifying it.

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  4. Kevin and Cheryl had completed their first day of naturalistic observation of adolescents at the local high school. As they discussed their experiences during the day, they found that they were both concerned about the difference their presence in the classrooms made on adolescent behavior. This is an important question since, in truly naturalistic research, researchers should
    A. be unobtrusive
    B. manipulate the independent variable
    C. be seen and interact with the subjects
    D. not change the situation
    E. operationally define the variables
    F. record the observed variables that are part of the study

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