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Methods and techniques applied to social research
Experiment.
Observation
Questionnaire
Interview
Discussion groups
Attitude measurement scales
Content analysis
Life history (oral history)
Speech analysis
Collective action and investigation
Ethnography
Documentation gathering

How do social sciences benefit and influence your personal life

Social Sciences
Psychology. Social science that studies what we are, what characterized us as individuals our feelings, intellectual capacities, temper, self-image, attitudes, values, fears and thoughts. Communication. Who says what to whom and what is the objective? We can exchange emotions, ideas, concepts. Physical Anthropology. Human behavior science that studies biological evolution of human beings. Cultural Anthropology. Social science that studies the flourishing and development of cultures. Culture. A shared and learnt way of living, social heritage that is learnt and transfer from one generation to the next. Education. Education encompasses teaching and learning specific skills, and also something less tangible but more profound: the imparting of knowledge, positive judgment and well-developed wisdom. Law. Rules. Relationship between individuals. Law means a rule which is capable of enforcement through institutions. Many laws are based on norms accepted by a community and thus have an ethical foundation. Politics. Social science that studies how humans get organized, take decisions. It also studies power in international relations and the theory of great powers and superpowers. Economics. Social science that studies human decisions regarding production, distribution and consumption of goods and services. History. Social science that studies human facts through time. It is the continuous, systematic narrative and research into past human events as interpreted through historiographical paradigms or theories. Demography. Social science that studies the composition and distribution of human...