A researcher uses naturalistic methodology to study dating behavior in college students. He/she finds the behavior on dates is strongly affected by alcohol (i.e., the more students drink alcohol the more uninhibited they become during dates). With this information ______________
(a) establish a specific proposition that alcohol affects dating behavior
(b) establish a general proposition that alcohol affects dating behavior
(c) state that the behavior of college students on dates is related to how much alcohol they drink
(d) negate a general proposition that alcohol affects dating behavior
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First we need to best understand ‘naturalistic methodology’ to figure out this answer.
Naturalistic methodology concentrates on natural processes and naturalistic explanations to account for the events or results of studies.
Based on this understanding, we can eliminate “a” immediately. Establishing a …
Naturalistic methodologies are briefly summarized.