Research In Psychology: Methods and Design / Edition 5

Research In Psychology: Methods and Design / Edition 5

by C. James Goodwin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0471763837

ISBN-13: 9780471763833

Pub. Date: 01/22/2007

Publisher: Wiley

Designed to give readers a clear understanding of how experimental psychologists think and introduce them to variety of research methods they use in their attempts to understand behavior. Thoroughly revised to include all the important new developments in research methodologies, and incorporating engaging and relevant examples from recent studies, this book will

Overview

Designed to give readers a clear understanding of how experimental psychologists think and introduce them to variety of research methods they use in their attempts to understand behavior. Thoroughly revised to include all the important new developments in research methodologies, and incorporating engaging and relevant examples from recent studies, this book will provide the reader with a thorough grounding in Psychological research methods and practices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471763833
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/22/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
7.78(w) x 9.39(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1—Scientific Thinking in Psychology.
 
Chapter 2—Ethics in Psychological Research.

Chapter 3—Developing Ideas for Research in Psychology.

Chapter 4—Measurement and Data Analysis.
 
Chapter 5—Introduction to Experimental Research.
 
Chapter 6—Control Problems in Experimental Research.
 
Chapter 7—Experimental Design I: Single–Factor Designs.
 
Chapter 8—Experimental Design II: Factorial Designs.
 
Chapter 9—Correlational Research.
 
Chapter 10—Quasi Experimental Designs and Applied Research.
 
Chapter 11—Small N Designs.
 
Chapter 12—Observational and Survey Research Methods.

Epilogue.

Appendix A—Communicating the Results of Research in Psychology.
 
Appendix B—The Ethics Code of the American Psychological Association.

Appendix C—Using Statistics.

Appendix D—Statistical Tables.
 
Appendix E—Answers to End-of-Chapter Applications Exercises. 

Glossary.   

References.   

Name index.   

Subject index.

Summary of Research Examples.

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