Université de Fribourg

Plädoyer für eine theorieadäquatere Methodik in gewissen Domänen der Psychologie = Pleading for a theory-adequate methodology in certain domains of psychology

Perrez, Meinrad

In: Verhaltenstherapie und Psychosoziale Praxis, 2006, vol. 38, no. 2, p. 319-330

The paper criticizes the extremely frequent use of questionnaires in some areas of psychology. Questionnaires are considered as adequate research tools for the assessment of attitudes, opinions or the cognitive representation of the own and others’ behaviour, or of events. For most other areas alternative assessment tools are required. This kind of psychological research is based on memory and...