Case Study

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  • Case Study
    • An in-depth investigation into one person or a small group of people
    • Used to study unique or rare individuals like brain-damaged patients
    • Strengths and Weaknesses
      • Can be used in situations that would be unethical to set up in an experiment
      • Provides the most in-depth information about a particular individual
      • Case studies cannot be repeated to check reliability of findings
      • Not generalisable
      • Researcher bias: loses objectivity and interpret findings differently to others


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