Research in Psychology: Methods and Design / Edition 2

Research in Psychology: Methods and Design / Edition 2

by C. James Goodwin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471199869

ISBN-13: 9780471199861

Pub. Date: 08/28/1998

Publisher: Wiley

This is an experimental psychology text focusing on experimental methodology and the scientific way of thinking. Provides comprehensive information on current research methods, yet remains readable and engaging. Specifically, topics include data handling, idea generation, experimentation, and research design and methods. Updated to include new sections on

Overview

This is an experimental psychology text focusing on experimental methodology and the scientific way of thinking. Provides comprehensive information on current research methods, yet remains readable and engaging. Specifically, topics include data handling, idea generation, experimentation, and research design and methods. Updated to include new sections on estimating subject needs, and survey information on the use of animals in research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471199861
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/28/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
7.68(w) x 9.57(h) x 1.05(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 I: Single- Factor Designs.

Experimental Design II: Factorial Designs.

Correlational Research.

Quasi-Experimental Designs and Applied Research.

Small N Designs.

Descriptive Research Methods.

Epilogue.

Appendices.

Glossary.

References.

Indexes.

Photo Credits.

Text and Illustration Credits.

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