Psychological Research : The Ideas Behind the Methods / Edition 1

Psychological Research : The Ideas Behind the Methods / Edition 1

by Douglas G. Mook
     
 

In addition to generous coverage of the full
range of topics necessary for teaching a successful research methods
course, Psychological Research includes a chapter on the ethical
considerations of research, an appendix on writing research papers, an
optional abbreviated treatment of statistics in relation to research,
and an Instructor's

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In addition to generous coverage of the full
range of topics necessary for teaching a successful research methods
course, Psychological Research includes a chapter on the ethical
considerations of research, an appendix on writing research papers, an
optional abbreviated treatment of statistics in relation to research,
and an Instructor's Manual.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900393976204
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
05/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Testing our Ideas2
Ch. 2Theory and Data in Psychology24
Ch. 3Data58
Ch. 4Observation and Description100
Ch. 5Observation and Description II: Some Technical Problems138
Ch. 6Experiments with One Independent Variable176
Ch. 7Experimental Control I: Obscuring Factors216
Ch. 8Experimental Control II: Confounded Variables256
Ch. 9Experiments with More than one Independent Variable292
Ch. 10Single-Subject and "Small-N" Experiments330
Ch. 11Quasi-Experiments372
Ch. 12The Reliability and Generality of Findings408
Ch. 13Ethical Considerations in Research444
Ch. 14Research Psychology, Pop Psychology, and Intuitive Psychology472
App. ARandom Numbers and How to Use Them504
App. B1Binomial Probabilities512
App. B2Critical Values of F514
App. B3Critical Values of t517
App. B4Critical Values of x[superscript 2]519
App. C: How to Report Research520
References549
Credits557
Name Index559
Subject Index562

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