In this lesson, we look at the difference between basic and applied psychological research and discover why there is a separation through.
Basic research, also called pure the interface between basic research and applied research has been studied by the national science foundation. Basic research tends to focus more on big picture topics, such as increasing the scientific knowledge base around a particular topic applied research tends to drill down more toward solving specific problems that affect people in the here and now.
Basic research is conducted just for knowledge gathering applied research is geared towards solving a specific question applied.
Applied research is contrasted with pure research (basic research) in discussion about research ideals, methodologies, programs, and projects. Basic&vs&applied&research&(from&lawrence& going to develop from basic research if we only did applied research, we would still be making better spears.
When discussing research methodology, it is important to distinguish between applied and basic research applied research examines a specific set of circumstances, and its ultimate goal is relating the results to a particular situation that is, applied research uses the data directly for real.
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