University of Phoenix Material
A Research Plan
Part I – Research Problem
Think about something in psychology that you would be interesting in studying. You can select a topic from what you’ll be studying in this course or another topic that seems intriguing to you.
Respond to the following in 50 to 75 words:
|Identify your research problem and describe it. What about this topic interests you? |
|The reaserch problem I chose to study is does the temperature in a baby’s formula effect how much he/she consumes. I am curious to know if |
|babies prefer formula cold, warm, or at room temperature. This topic interest me ...view middle of the document...
Usually there isn’t a perfect |
| |way to test the hypothesis. Every method has its advantages and disadvantages. |
|Collect the data |This step demonstrates actively putting your hypothesis to the test. In order to collect|
| |data, the tester must experiment on its subjects and make a record of what occurs. |
|Analyze the data and draw conclusions |In this step, the tester must retrieve the collected information and make a decision |
| |based on what he/she has rcorded. Compare the information the hypothesis and conclude |
| |whether it is accepted or rejected. |
Answer the following questions in about 75 to 100 words each:
|How would you use the scientific method in examining your research problem? Be sure to go over each step of the scientific method in your |
|To examine my reseach problem, I would first generate a hypothesis. If the temperature of a...