Evaluating, Doing and Writing Research in Psychology: A Step-by-Step Guide for Students

Evaluating, Doing and Writing Research in Psychology: A Step-by-Step Guide for Students

by Philip Bell, Phillip Staines, Joel Michell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761971742

ISBN-13: 9780761971740

Pub. Date: 05/02/2001

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Evaluating, Doing and Writing Research in Psychology is a thoroughly revised and expanded co-edition of the highly regarded Reasoning and Argument in Psychology, originally published by UNSW Press, Australia. It represents a comprehensive textbook for all undergraduates in psychology who need to undertake empirical research, taking them step-by-step through

Overview

Evaluating, Doing and Writing Research in Psychology is a thoroughly revised and expanded co-edition of the highly regarded Reasoning and Argument in Psychology, originally published by UNSW Press, Australia. It represents a comprehensive textbook for all undergraduates in psychology who need to undertake empirical research, taking them step-by-step through the process. In particular, it offers the a range of study skills enabling the student to understand the complex processes involved with psychological research, not really covered in other texts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761971740
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/02/2001
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Understanding and Evaluating Statements
Understanding and Evaluating Arguments
Explanation
Definition and Clarification of Terms
Interpreting Psychological Evidence
Some Common Weaknesses in Psychological Argument
Levels of Explanation
Measurement and Numerical Reasoning
Researching Psychological Projects
Writing Psychological Essays
Reporting Observational Studies

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