What is the goal of this study?
A researcher lives for a time in a religious commune in order to learn whether there is a unique social psychological phenomena worthy of further study.
A social psychology researcher wishes to investigate the research question: "What do homeless children do during school hours?". What would be the most likely purpose of such a study?
A researcher surveys local community attitudes to a council proposal to permit nude bathing at a popular local public swimming area.
What is the most likely purpose of an online, survey-based study entitled "A human resources survey of the working conditions of registered psychologists":
A researcher surveys university student attitudes towards attending classes and student satisfaction in order to test the hypothesis that attendance will be positively correlated with satisfaction.
Classify the most likely purpose of a psychological study entitled "An investigation of the relationship between anxiety and depression in adolescents".
"Longitudinal health survey of newly incarcerated prisoners: Risk factors for long-term prisoner health problems"
Classify the most likely purpose of this research question:
"What is the likelihood of an adolescent with clinically diagnosed depression committing suicide in the 12 months after first diagnosis?"