Critically evaluate the use of observational methods in psychological research

Hi, my name is Sarah. I am struggling with meetings my deadlines at university. i would apprecaite your help. the following deadline is for Monday 29th Jan 07. but i would like it for sunday 28th jan 07.

the title of the question is:

CRITICALLY EVALUATE THE USE OF OBSERVATIONAL METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH.

WORD LIMIT IS 1200 max.

Criteria:
the essay should demonstrate an understanding of the distinction between observational and traditional experimental studies and of the different approaches to observational research. there sshould alos be a discussion of the strengths and weaknesses of the observational approach an how aspects of the methodology may be addressed to improve the reliability of observational data.

I will also need to hand in a full reference following APA.

Font size needs to be 12, times new roman, 1.5 spacing.

I can be contacted on the above email address.

thank you very much

Sarah