Research In Psychology: Methods and Design / Edition 6

Research In Psychology: Methods and Design / Edition 6

by C. James Goodwin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 047052278X

ISBN-13: 9780470522783

Pub. Date: 11/02/2009

Publisher: Wiley

Designed to give readers a clear understanding of how experimental psychologists think and introduce them to variety of research methods they use ti9n 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

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Designed to give readers a clear understanding of how experimental psychologists think and introduce them to variety of research methods they use ti9n 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:
9780470522783
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/02/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

To the Studentv
Chapter 1.Scientific Thinking in Psychology1
Exercise 1.1.Critical Thinking About Pseudoscience9
Chapter 2.Ethics in Psychological Research13
Exercise 2.1.Role-Playing an IRB21
Chapter 3.Developing Ideas for Research in Psychology25
Exercise 3.1.What's Next Thinking34
Exercise 3.2.PsycINFO Search35
Chapter 4.Measurement, Sampling, and Data Analysis38
Exercise 4.1.Statistical Analysis48
Chapter 5.Introduction to Experimental Research54
Exercise 5.1.Identifying Independent and Dependent Variables63
Exercise 5.2.Detecting Flaws in Experiments65
Chapter 6.Control Problems in Experimental Research71
Exercise 6.1.Between or Within?80
Chapter 7.Experimental Design 1: Single Factor Designs85
Exercise 7.1.Identifying Experimental Designs93
Exercise 7.2.Portraying Research Results95
Chapter 8.Experimental Design II: Factorial Designs101
Exercise 8.1.Identifying Factorial Designs109
Exercise 8.2.Interpreting Research with Factorial Designs111
Chapter 9.Correlational Research120
Exercise 9.1.Correlations and the Nature/Nurture Issue129
Exercise 9.2.Assessing the Effect of Outlyers130
Chapter 10.Quasi-Experimental Designs & Applied Research133
Exercise 10.1.Evaluating Quasi-Experimental Designs142
Chapter 11.Small N Designs148
Exercise 11.1.Outcomes of Single-Subject Designs156
Chapter 12.Descriptive Research Methods162
Exercise 12.1.Deciding on the Best Descriptive Method170
Exercise 12.2.Developing Ideas for Archival Research171

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