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Essays in Developmental Psychology
Randall Summers, Charles Golden, Lisa Lashley, & Erica Ailes
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The research process begins with an initial observation that scientists or researchers of various backgrounds want to engage in and understand, which prompts them to formulate theories and hypotheses, collect data, and use statistical procedures to organize, summarize, and interpret gathered data. Research conducted through questionnaires or surveys are often utilized to determine the nature of a population or the interests of members in a particular group.
nonprobability samples, observations, probability samples, representative sampling, research methods, research process, sampling procedures
Lashley, L. K.,
Golden, C. J.
(2020). Representative Sampling. Essays in Developmental Psychology.
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