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1

The ................ method gathers information from target groups of people through the use of structured interviews or questionnaires

survey

2

Psychologists use the ................ method to examine relationships between variables

correlation

3

The .................. method is an in-depth study of one or more individuals

case study

4

In the ................... method, investigators directly explore cause-and-effect relationships by manipulating variables

experimental

5

The ...................... method takes the laboratory "into the field" to directly observe the behavior of humans and animals in their natural habitats

naturalistic observation

6

............... variables are factors that are manipulated in an experiment

double

7

............... variables are the effect or outcome of an experiment

dependent

8

A weakness of the correlational method is that it cannot establish a .................... relationship

cause and effect

9

Experimenters typically use ................ groups to ensure that the effects of an independent variable are not due to other factors

control

10

The purpose of using an inert substance such as a "sugar pill" in drug studies is to control for the ................. effect

placebo