PSY 409 RESEARCH PROPOSAL CRITIQUE HANDOUT Student Name: Name of Article: Author’s

PSY 409 RESEARCH PROPOSAL CRITIQUE HANDOUT
Student Name:
Name of Article:
Author’s Name:
What was the purpose of the study?
What is the rationale of the study?
Why is this study important?
What are the benefits of the application of this study?
What was the research study design? What are the pros and cons of this design?
What is the writer’s proposed sampling method? What are the pros and cons of this sampling method?
Give an example of a potential risk with conducting this research.
Name one confounding variable and describe how it may affect the study’s results.
What specific statistical analysis will be utilized with the data?
Describe an example of another alternative research method to study this topic or provide a description of how you would replicate this data.