Research methods

United States, 1989

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Episode number 2 of Series “Psychology: the study of human behavior”.
Poor research methods can lead to disastrous consequences as illustrated by the early use of lobotomies without adequate investigation of their effect, and also by Bruno Bettelheim’s belief in the destructive mother as the cause of autism. Correct scientific research methods which involve random selection and the use of control groups is illustrated in the applied research into improving methods of criminal investigation interviewing techniques.

Credits

producer/director

Robert Aller

production company

Coastline Community College

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1989

Appears in

Psychology: the study of human behavior

Group of items

Psychology: the study of human behavior

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

37865

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Psychological tests

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Psychology

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Psychology - Research

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Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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