9780495005711

Doing Research A Lab Manual for Psychology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495005711

  • ISBN10:

    0495005711

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-02-09
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Conduct effective research projects with DOING RESEARCH: A LAB MANUAL FOR PSYCHOLOGY! With an emphasis on active learning, this psychology lab manual illustrates how to effectively perform research in a variety of specific areas such as social, neurocognitive, health, and developmental psychology.

Table of Contents

About the Author ii
Dedication v
Note to Students ix
Note to Instructors xi
PART I Preparing to Design a Study 1(38)
Lab 1: Finding a Topic
3(6)
Lab 2: Finding and Critically Reading Appropriate Articles
9(8)
Lab 3: Ethics of Research
17(6)
Lab 4: Using APA Style Writing
23(8)
Lab 5: Descriptive and Inferential Statistics
31(8)
PART II Research Designs—Nonexperimental 39(22)
Lab 6: Correlational Design
41(6)
Lab 7: Surveys
47(8)
Lab 8: Other Nonexperimental Designs
55(6)
PART III Research Designs—Experimental 61(50)
Lab 9: Two-Group Designs
63(12)
Lab 10: Three-Group Designs
75(12)
Lab 11: Factorial Designs
87(18)
Lab 12: Single Subject Designs
105(6)
PART IV Designing and Reporting Your Study 111(16)
Lab 13: Designing Your Study
113(8)
Lab 14: Writing a Discussion Section
121(6)
PART V Appendices 127(24)
Appendix 1: Instructions for Papers
129(3)
Appendix 2: SPSS Instructions
132(2)
Appendix 3: Chi-Square Analysis
134(3)
Appendix 4: Graphing
137(2)
Appendix 5: Effect Size
139(8)
Appendix 6: Practice What You've Learned
147(4)
References 151(2)
Index 153

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