Founding one of the first psychological laboratories to conduct experimental research
Erikison's psychosocial developmental theory is an example of
A discontinuous, active theory
What is a case study?
Involves collecting data on a developmental change from a single individual or a single group of individuals experiencing a similar developmental phenomenon; allow for in-depth study and analysis, but have the disadvantage of not being able to systematically compare differences across individuals
What is the observer effect?
The presence of the observer will oftentime influence the individuals being observed; a disadvantage in naturalistic research
What is survey research?
Can be conducted via interviews or through administration of questionnaires and involves sampling a large pool of participants to assess and understand their thoughts, feelings, and perceptions regarding the stimuli under study
Ethical principles that counselors are required to follow are called