The Undergraduate Researcher's Handbook: Creative Experimentation in Social Psychology / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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Drawing on an extensive base of research, McKenna discusses how social experimentation can be conducted by undergraduates. The handbook serves as a guide to a series of progressively challenging projects, providing the knowledge and encouragement for readers to become involved in the design of their own research. It increases the readers knowledge of research methods while encouraging critical thinking and logical analysis of current social and ethical issues.
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Table of Contents
1. Undergraduates and Original Research in Social Psychology.
2. Observational Research on Campus.
3. Ethics in Human Research—Where Does Privacy Begin?
4. Questionnaire Research.
5. Formal Experiments: What They Are and How to Design Them.
6. Lab Research on Campus.
7. Statistics Without Pain.
8. Leaving the Lab Behind: Social Experimentation Without Bias.
9. Nonreactive Campus Research: Naturally Occurring Studies and Props Intervention.
10. Nonreactive Campus Research: Human Interventions.
11. Archival Studies—The Data Are Already In.
12. Field Research Off Campus: Finding Answers in the “Real World.”
13. Posing Questions in the “Real World.”
14. Presenting Your Research to Other Social Scientists.
Appendix A. Writing Like a Pro.
Appendix B. More Research Ideas.
Appendix C. Guidelines for Research with Human Subjects.