RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY: Social Class, Power, And Selfishness

RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY

 

Research study Topic: Social Class, Power, and Selfishness: When and Why Upper and Lower Class Individuals Behave Unethically

1. Analyze the introduction section of the research study in about 50 to 100 words. Include the following in your response:

A. The title of the article

B. The purpose of the study

C. How the article’s introductory content is relevant and how it logically leads into the study

 

2. Analyze the method section of the research study in about 250 to 350 words. Include the following in your response:

A. The study’s method and design

B. The study’s primary hypothesis and claim

C. How the method and design aligns with the primary hypothesis to reach a strong conclusion

D. How the researchers made measurements and whether they were good choices for the conceptual variables

E. How the researchers obtained participants, how many participants there were, and their characteristics

F. The sampling characteristics (sample size, strategy, composition, etc.) as they relate to this study

 

3. Analyze the results section of the research study in about 50 to 100 words. Include the following in your response:

A. The “big idea” of the analysis (compare means, look for relationships, assess frequency, etc.)

B. How the primary hypothesis was supported

C. The analysis used for the primary hypothesis

 

 

4. Analyze the discussion section of the research study in about 150 to 200 words. Include the following in your response:

A. The major findings

B. The strengths and limitations described in the study

C. The conclusions and whether they were supported by the method that the researchers used

D. Whether the claims and inferences the researchers draw seem appropriate, given their findings

E. How the study could be improved or extended in future research

 

5. Explain how the findings of this research study could apply to your personal or professional life in about 50 to 100 words.

 

6. Citation is an important part of research and using the established patterns makes citations much easier to read. Cite the article you chose, and any other resources you referenced, in proper APA format below. Your reference list will be automatically formatted using a hanging indent when you download your assignment.

List your references in APA Style below. Remember that they should be in alphabetical order by author last name.