1. A number of the most influential psychological theories are stage theories.
(A) What is a stage theory?
(B) Each of the men listed below created a stage theory. Explain the main focus of each man’s theory, and describe what he would identify as a major issue or concern for a seven-year-old child.
2. All of the following are goals in any kind of psychological research.
(A) Getting honest and accurate information.
(B) Minimizing the effects of confounding variables.
(C) Treating subjects ethically.
Compare and contrast laboratory experiments, naturalistic observation, and the survey method in terms of how well they meet the goals mentioned above.