Research in Psychology: Methods and Design / Edition 1

Research in Psychology: Methods and Design / Edition 1

by C. James Goodwin
     
 

A readable and engaging experimental psychology text, focusing on experimental methodology and the scientific way of thinking. Provides comprehensive information on current research methods. Specifically, topics include data handling, idea generation, experimentation and research design and methods. Contains early and continued coverage of research ethics as well

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A readable and engaging experimental psychology text, focusing on experimental methodology and the scientific way of thinking. Provides comprehensive information on current research methods. Specifically, topics include data handling, idea generation, experimentation and research design and methods. Contains early and continued coverage of research ethics as well as several first-hand accounts of research. The appendices describe how to prepare the APA-style research report and how experimental psychologists use statistical analysis for decision-making purposes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471593850
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/07/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
7.71(w) x 9.57(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

Scientific Thinking in Psychology.

Ethics in Psychological Research.

Developing Ideas for Research in Psychology.

Measurement, Sampling, and Data Analysis.

Introduction to Experimental Research.

Control Problems in Experimental Research.

Experimental Design.

Correlational Research.

Quasi-Experimental Designs and Applied Research.

Small N Designs.

Other Research Methods.

Epilogue: Doing Research in Psychology.

Appendices.

Glossary.

References.

Indexes.

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