Doing Psychology Experimentsby Martin, David W.
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Learn how to design, execute, interpret, and report on simple psychology experiments! David W. Martin blends humor, clear instruction, and solid scholarship to make this concise text a perfect introduction to research methods in psychology. DOING PSYCHOLOGY EXPERIMENTS guides you through the experimentation process in a step-by-step manner. Martin emphasizes the decision-making aspects of research, as well as the logic behind research procedures. He also devotes two separate chapters to many of the ethical questions that confront new experimenters ? giving you a complete introduction to the psychology laboratory.
Table of Contents
|How to Make Orderly Observations|
|How to Do Experiments|
|How to Get An Experimental Idea|
|How to Be Fair with Participants|
|How to be Fair with Science|
|How to Find Out What Has Been Done|
|How to Decide Which Variables to Manipulate and Measure|
|How to Decide on a Between-Subjects Versus Within-Subject Design|
|How to Plan Single-Variable, Multiple-Variable, and Converging Series Experiments|
|How to Design Research that is not Experimental|
|How to Tell When You Are Ready to Begin|
|How to Interpret Experimental Results|
|How to Report Experimental Results|
|How to Do Basic Statistics|
|Table of Random Numbers|
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