Research In Psychology: Methods and Design / Edition 7

Research In Psychology: Methods and Design / Edition 7

by C. James Goodwin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1118360028

ISBN-13: 9781118360026

Pub. Date: 11/27/2012

Publisher: Wiley

An appealing, understandable, and valuable text, Research in Psychology: Methods and Design, 7th edition continues to offer its readers a clear, concise look at psychological science, experimental methods, and correlational research. This new edition also includes an added emphasis on research ethics; how the APA’s most recent code of ethics

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An appealing, understandable, and valuable text, Research in Psychology: Methods and Design, 7th edition continues to offer its readers a clear, concise look at psychological science, experimental methods, and correlational research. This new edition also includes an added emphasis on research ethics; how the APA’s most recent code of ethics is applied to research, and the issue of scientific fraud. Rounded out with helpful learning aids, step-by-step instructions, and detailed examples of real research studies makes the material easy to read and student-friendly.

  • Research examples range from contemporary research to classic studies in order to illustrate various methodological points and enhance critical thinking.
  • Early coverage of experiments: The text gets to experiments as quickly as possible, and covers non-experimental research after experiments.
  • Engaging historical material: Origins boxes show how different research methods and concepts have evolved.
  • Extensive student review and application exercises: These provide opportunities for isntructors to engage their students in active learning.
  • Self Tests are found throughout the chapters to give students the change to test their knowledge.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118360026
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/27/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
560
Sales rank:
148,358
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Scientific Thinking in Psychology

Chapter 2: Ethics in Psychological Research

Chapter 3: Developing Ideas for Research in Psychology

Chapter 4: Measurement and Data Analysis

Chapter 5: Introduction to Experimental Research

Chapter 6: Methodological Control in Experimental Research

Chapter 7: Experimental Design I: Single-Factor Designs

Chapter 8: Experimental Design II: Factorial Designs

Chapter 9: Correlational Research

Chapter 10: Quasi-Experimental Designs and Applied Research

Chapter 11: Small N Designs

Chapter 12: Observational and Survey Research Methods

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