what might be the advantages and disadvantages of using the archival method
Advantages of Archival Method:
1)The experimenter cannot introduce changes in participant behavior.
2)Enormous amounts of data provide a better view of trends, relationships, and outcomes.
3)Often less expensive than other study methods. [ Researchers can often access data through free archives or records databases.
Disadvantages of Archival Method:
1)The researchers have not control over how
data was collected.
2)Important date may be missing from the records.
3)Previous research may be unreliable. ]
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