3. Research is conducted to find solutions to pressing
problems/issues that are affecting the society. It is one
way of producing tentative solutions to problems.
Through research, we can improve our way of life as it is
simply to find answers to questions or solutions in daily
life. In natural and social sciences, quantitative research is
the systematic, empirical investigation of observable
phenomena via statistical and mathematical techniques.
Below are different fields where quantitative research is
4. Quantitative Research and Anthropology. Many
discoveries in this field like human behavior in the
society, racial conflicts and human evolution have
given enormous contributions to the improvement
of human life.
5. Quantitative Research and Communication. Researchers
are often interested in how an understanding of a
communication phenomena might be generalized to a
larger population. Example: What communicative
are used to respond to co-workers displaying emotional
6. Quantitative Research and Medicine. This
tends to be predominantly observational
research based on surveys or correlational
studies. > Experimental research designs may
enhance the quality of medical education.
7. Quantitative Research and Behavioral
Science. The output of this research
focuses on how human behavior relates
with another people and also the
differences that may affect human
8. Quantitative Research in Education and
Psychology. Many educational
principles in understanding human
behavior are the offshoot of this
9. Quantitative Research in Technical, Vocational
& Livelihood. The output of this research
focuses on how Technical, Vocational &
Livelihood programs improve the technical
know- how of the people affecting the
development and progress of the society.