In scientific research, a descriptive correlational method refers to a type of study in which information is collected without making any changes to the study subject. This means that the experimenter cannot directly int... More »

Descriptive research involves looking at detailed data and observing subjects while correlational research studies the relationship between variables and the levels of interaction between the variables. Unlike descriptiv... More »

Quantitative research methodology aims to find out objective truths about a subject; its goal is to find figures and statistics that are objectively true. Quantitative research into people's opinions may involve question... More »

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Descriptive research involves looking at detailed data and observing subjects while correlational research studies the relationship between variables and the levels of interaction between the variables. Unlike descriptiv... More »

Case studies of psychological disorders are used to provide insight into additional research, allow for study of impractical or unethical situations, and offer detailed qualitative information to those in the psychologic... More »

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A descriptive-normative survey combines two research methods: gathering information to describe the object of study as it is, has been or is viewed (descriptive method); and critiquing of the object to identify ways to i... More »

Descriptive research focuses on collecting data without altering the environment in which it is studying. These studies are often referred to as observational research. More »