Lesson 9: Data CollectionSaturday, 20 April 13
Lesson 8: Dementia and Alzheimers DiseaseEXAM QUESTIONExplain what is found in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients post-mor...
Lesson 8: Dementia and Alzheimers DiseaseEXAM QUESTION• Show high levels of the protein Amyloid which highly toxic –causes...
Lesson 9: Data CollectionObjectives~ Define descriptive statistics ~ Define qualitative research~ Define quantitative researc...
Data CollectionTypes of DataTechniquesQualitativeQuantitativeSubjectiveObjectiveCase StudiesInterviewQuestionnairesPsychol...
Types of DataSaturday, 20 April 13
Qualitative: descriptions of characteristicsQuantitative: refers to measurementsSubjective: based on opinionsObjective: ba...
Saturday, 20 April 13
What type of data was collected??Qualitative or Quantitative?Objective or Subjective?Saturday, 20 April 13
TechniquesSaturday, 20 April 13
Case Studies: detailed observations of an individual over a period of timeObservation: Naturalistic - observing voluntary ...
Provide an example of eachAsk around roomSaturday, 20 April 13
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Lesson 9 data collection 2013

  1. 1. Lesson 9: Data CollectionSaturday, 20 April 13
  2. 2. Lesson 8: Dementia and Alzheimers DiseaseEXAM QUESTIONExplain what is found in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients post-mortem.(4 marks)Saturday, 20 April 13
  3. 3. Lesson 8: Dementia and Alzheimers DiseaseEXAM QUESTION• Show high levels of the protein Amyloid which highly toxic –causes cell death and causes the development of theplaques and tangles (2 marks)• Brains also have a massive lack of acetylcholine (animportant neurotransmitter) (2 marks)Explain what is found in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients post-mortem.(4 marks)Saturday, 20 April 13
  4. 4. Lesson 9: Data CollectionObjectives~ Define descriptive statistics ~ Define qualitative research~ Define quantitative research~ Distinguish between subject and objective data~ Describe the techniques of qualitative and quantitativedata collection: case studies; observational studies; self-reports; questionnaires and interviewsSaturday, 20 April 13
  5. 5. Data CollectionTypes of DataTechniquesQualitativeQuantitativeSubjectiveObjectiveCase StudiesInterviewQuestionnairesPsychological TestsTechnologyCross-SectionalLongitudinalSaturday, 20 April 13
  6. 6. Types of DataSaturday, 20 April 13
  7. 7. Qualitative: descriptions of characteristicsQuantitative: refers to measurementsSubjective: based on opinionsObjective: based on identifiable external criterionSaturday, 20 April 13
  8. 8. Saturday, 20 April 13
  9. 9. What type of data was collected??Qualitative or Quantitative?Objective or Subjective?Saturday, 20 April 13
  10. 10. TechniquesSaturday, 20 April 13
  11. 11. Case Studies: detailed observations of an individual over a period of timeObservation: Naturalistic - observing voluntary behaviours in naturalenvironmentControlled - observing voluntary behaviours in structuredenvironmentQuestionnaires: collecting written responses from participantsLongitudinal: same participant over a long period of timeSaturday, 20 April 13
  12. 12. Provide an example of eachAsk around roomSaturday, 20 April 13

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