Doing Psychology Experiments

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  • Edition: 7th
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  • Copyright: 3/6/2007
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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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
Statistical Tables
Table of Random Numbers
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