Essentials of Behavioral Research: Methods and Data Analysis

Essentials of Behavioral Research: Methods and Data Analysis

by Robert Rosenthal, R. L. Rosnow
     
 

This is a classic advanced undergraduate/graduate text in research methods which requires statistics as a prerequisite. The first half of the text concentrates on research methods and the second half introduces students to advanced statistical procedures. See more details below

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This is a classic advanced undergraduate/graduate text in research methods which requires statistics as a prerequisite. The first half of the text concentrates on research methods and the second half introduces students to advanced statistical procedures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070538719
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
01/28/1984
Series:
Psychology Series
Pages:
519

Table of Contents

Preface
Part I. Conceptual and Ethical Foundations

1. The Spirit of Behavioral Research

2. Contexts of Discovery and Justification

3. Ethical Considerations, Dilemmas, and Guidelines
Part II. Operationalization and Measurement of Dependent Variables

4. Reliability and Validity of Measurements

5. Observations, Judgments, and Composite Variables

6. Questionnaires, Interviews, and Diaries
Part III. The Logic of Research Designs

7. Randomized Controlled Experiments and Causal Inference

8. Nonrandomized Research and Functional Relationships

9. Randomly and Nonrandomly Selected Sampling Units
Part IV. Fundamentals of Data Analysis

10. Describing, Displaying, and Exploring Data

11. Correlation

12. Statistical Power and Effect Size Revisited
Part V. One-Way Designs

13. Comparing Means by Standard t Tests

14. Analysis of Variance and the F Test

15. One-Way Contrast Analyses

Part VI. Factorial Designs

16. Factorial Analysis of Variance

17. Interaction Effects in Analysis of Variance

18. Repeated Measures in Analysis of Variance
Part VII. Additional Topics in Data Analysis

19. Significance Testing and Association in Tables of Counts

20. Multivariate Data Analysis

21. Meta-Analysis: Comparing and Combining Research Results
Part VIII. Appendices
A: List of Numbered Equations
B: Statistical Tables
Glossary
References
Indexes
Subject Index
Name Index

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