After reading the section on experiments on pages 172 to 175 in the book, use what you have found out to complete the following statements. The missing words are listed at the end.
The laboratory experiment is often used by natural__________but not very often by sociologists.
Experiments are seen as desirable because they enable the research environment to be__________in order that__________relationships can be established.
The results are open to__________because they are__________by another researcher. In this way evidence can be built up into__________and__________.
However, it is much more difficult to apply this method to__________as they differ from each other in many ways and their reactions may also be extremely__________.
Laboratory__________are seen by sociologists as inappropriate for studying social__________as they are such an__________environment.
cause and effect