Research Methods

26Jan 2022 by

Watch the video and reply to the discussion prompts.
Your reply to each prompt must be at least 100 words in length.
Reply to at least one of your classmates’ posts.

1. The video states that the unethical studies it presents provided psychologists with important information about human behavior. Which do you think is more important–the findings of these studies, or the fact that they were all unethical? Explain your answer.
2. Replication is an important part of the scientific method. Researcher A’s results ought to be reproducible when Research B follows the same methods. The studies in the video cannot be done today; therefore, the results can’t be replicated. Does this mean the studies have no scientific value? Explain your answer.