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Overview

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.
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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: 151,710
  • 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

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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