Kinsey – Movie Trailer

A montage of movie scenes is presented, but of note are the scenes depicting the research method the interview. Kinsey introduces himself and trains his research assistants on how to act when participants are being interviewed.

Kinseys interview techniques provided vivid data on the sexual practices of people in the late 1940s and 1950s.

What advice do you think he gave his research assistants on how to interview participants effectively? What advantages and disadvantages would you anticipate with data obtained from face-to-face interviews?