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A new edition of the introductory text explaining the key principles of the psychology research process in terms of methodology. The volume follows the steps involved in research beginning with descriptive and experimental processes, and continuing on to ethical considerations, control issues, multisubject and single-subject designs, data collection, statistical analysis, and research reporting. This edition reflects changes in research language and also, of course, commentary on topical events such as the O.J. Simpson trial. Includes illustrations, study questions, and appendices of statistical values. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
This introduction to the basic principles of psychological research is organized so that each chapter focuses on a specific step in the research process. The eighth edition features discussion of quantitative and qualitative research with quantitative research divided into both experimental and non-experimental approaches. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)