View the video Understanding Research.
In this video, Dr. Phillip Zimbardo encourages us to be better consumers of would-be facts and theories. research and personalities, values, and talents. Jerome Frank is a research psychologist who discusses the ways that researchers influence and encourage participants in their studies. If we consider his comments and suggestions from a multicultural perspective, what else can we add to his views? Are there some omissions or oversights in his commentary that we find under the multicultural lens?
Avoid assuming cause and effect
Be aware of the confounding effects of small subject sample and subject sampling bias
Beware of “science coated journalism” and “pseudo-science” based ideas