ISBN-10:
111182973X
ISBN-13:
9781111829735
Pub. Date:
08/04/2005
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Experimental Psychology / Edition 6

Experimental Psychology / Edition 6

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ISBN-13: 9781111829735
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 08/04/2005
Pages: 624
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Anne Myers received her Ph.D. from the New School for Social Research.


Christine Hansen is currently Associate Professor of Psychology at Oakland University. She received her Ph.D. from Michigan State University. Her professional affiliations include the American Psychological Society, Midwestern Psychological Association, Golden Key National Honor Society, Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, Sigma XI National Scientific Research Honor Society, and Society for Experimental Social Psychology. Her varied research interests—which have been funded by the NSF and NIH—include behavioral and personality effects of popular music, contemporary media, emotive information processing, and bioinformatics.

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION. 1. Experimental Psychology and the Scientific Method. 2. Research Ethics. 3. Alternatives to Experimentation: Nonexperimental Designs. 4. Alternatives to Experimentation: Correlational and Quasi-Experimental Designs. 5. Formulating the Hypothesis. PART II: METHOD. 6. The Basics of Experimentation. 7. Basics Between-Subjects Designs. 8. Between-Subjects Factorial Designs. 9. Within-Subjects Designs. 10. Within-Subjects Designs: Small N. 11. Solving Problems: Controlling Extraneous Variables. PART III: RESULTS: COPING WITH DATA. 12. Why We Need Statistics. 13. Analyzing Results: Two-Group Examples. 14. Analyzing Results: Multiple Groups and Factorial Experiments. PART IV: DISCUSSION. 15. Drawing Conclusions: The Search for the Elusive Bottom Line. 16. Writing the Research Report. APPENDICES: A. Computational Formulas. B. Statistical Tables. C. A Journal Article in Manuscript Form. Glossary. References. Index.

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