Research In Psychology: Methods and Design / Edition 7

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This text presents a lively examination of ethics and correlational research in addition to experimental methods. Students will be intrigued by the abundant use of examples integrated throughout the second edition. They'll find that the concepts are presented with great clarity, and they'll be able to make connections between the theoretical and the real.
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Presents a lively examination of ethics and correlational research in addition to experimental methods. Coverage includes developing ideas for research in psychology, problems in experimental research, experimental design, and descriptive research methods. Includes chapter quizes and application problems. This second edition offers new examples, improved reviews, and additional case studies, plus new boxes on topics designed to spark student interest. Also new to this edition are appendices on several new statistical routines. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118360026
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/27/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 532
  • Sales rank: 111,146
  • Product dimensions: 7.60 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

C. James Goodwin is a Professor at Western Carolina University.
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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Scientific Thinking in Psychology 1
Ch. 2 Ethics in Psychological Research 35
Ch. 3 Developing Ideas for Research in Psychology 71
Ch. 4 Measurement and Data Analysis 107
Ch. 5 Introduction to Experimental Research 145
Ch. 6 Control Problems in Experimental Research 177
Ch. 7 Experimental Design I: Single-Factor Designs 213
Ch. 8 Experimental Design II: Factorial Designs 245
Ch. 9 Correlational Research 281
Ch. 10 Quasi-Experimental Designs and Applied Research 315
Ch. 11 Small N Designs 353
Ch. 12 Observational and Survey Research Methods 391
Epilogue 427
App. A Communicating the Results of Research in Psychology 435
App. B The Ethics Code of the American Psychological Association 467
App. C: Using Statistics 473
App. D: Statistical Tables 495
App. E: Answers to End-of-Chapter Applications Exercises 507
Glossary 519
References 530
Name Index 548
Subject Index 551
Photo Credits 556
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