Resource: Research Methods in Psychology

Prepare written responses to the following questions. The response to each question should be at least 250 words in length. • What are the similarities between descriptive and inferential statistics? What are the differences? When should you use descriptive and inferential statistics?

• What are the similarities between single-case and small-N research designs? What are the differences? When should you use single-case and small-N research designs? • What are true experiments? How are threats to internal validity controlled by true experiments?

How are they different from experimental designs? • What are quasi-experimental designs? Why are they important? How are they different from experimental designs?