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Quantitative Psychological Research: The Complete Student's Companion, 3rd Edition / Edition 3

Quantitative Psychological Research: The Complete Student's Companion, 3rd Edition / Edition 3

by David Clark-Carter


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ISBN-13: 9781841696911
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/19/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 712
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

David Clark-Carter is Professor of Psychological Research Methods at Staffordshire University. He is a member of the BPS Mathematics, Statistics and Computing Section and Consultant Editor of the British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology. He has extensive experience of teaching undergraduates and graduates at all levels.

Table of Contents

Preface. Part 1. Introduction. 1. The methods used in psychological research. Part 2. Choice of Topic, Measures and Research Design. 2. The Preliminary Stages of Research. 3. Variables and the Validity of Research Designs. 4. Research Designs and Their Internal Validity. Part 3. Methods. 5. Asking Questions I: Interviews and Surveys. 6. Asking Questions II: Measuring Attitudes and Meaning. 7. Observation and Content Analysis. Part 4. Data and Analysis. 8. Scales of Measurement. 9. Summarising and Describing Data. 10. Going Beyond Description. 11. Samples and Populations. 12. Analysis of Differences Between a Single Sample and a Population. 13. Effect Size and Power. 14. Parametric and Non-Parametric Tests. 15. Analysis of Differences Between Two Levels of an Independent Variable. 16. Preliminary Analysis of Designs with One Independent Variable with More than Two Levels. 17. Analysis of Designs with More than One Independent Variable. 18. Subsequent Analysis after ANOVA or X2. 19. Analysis of relationships I: Correlation. 20. Analysis of Relationships II: Regression. 21. Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA). 22. Screening Data. 23. Multivariate Analysis. 24: Meta-Analysis. Part 5. Sharing the Results. 25. Reporting Research. Appendixes.

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