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Experimental Psychology : A Case Approach

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Edition:
8th
ISBN13:

9780205319763

ISBN10:
0205319769
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2008
Publisher(s):
Allyn & Bacon

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Summary

By presenting a principle or problem in experimental design, the authors then show how the problem has been dealt with in psychological literature. Readers can read, critique, and analyze actual cases/experiments from all aspects of psychology that exemplify various design principles.The book is organized into two parts (Basic Principles of Experimental Design and Analysis of Experiments), the book combines a text and case approach to examine the methods of experimental psychology.For psychology students studying research methods, experimental methods, or research design.

Table of Contents

To the Instructor xi
To the Student xiv
PART ONE Basic Principles in Experimental Psychology 1(182)
An Introduction to Scientific Inquiry
3(28)
The Topics of Experimental Psychology
4(1)
Science
5(4)
Science and Psychology
9(1)
Why a Science of Psychology?
9(1)
On the Scientific Method
10(1)
Experimental Design
10(1)
Applying Assumptions of the Scientific Method to Experimental Psychology
11(4)
Scientific Methodology
15(2)
Development of Thoughts and Hypotheses in Experimental Psychology
17(1)
Nonexperimental (but Empirical) Research
18(9)
Correlational Studies
27(2)
Other Research Methods
29(1)
Definitions
30(1)
Experimental Design in Psychology
31(15)
The Logic of Experimental Psychology
31(2)
Operational Definitions
33(1)
Independent and Dependent Variables
34(5)
Experimental and Control Groups
39(6)
Definitions
45(1)
Ethics of Experimental Research
46(16)
Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct
47(5)
Research with Humans
52(4)
Case Studies
56(5)
Definitions
61(1)
Advanced Design Techniques: Factorial Designs, Quasi-Experimental Designs, and Functional Designs
62(24)
Factorial Designs
63(13)
Quasi-Experimental Designs
76(2)
Functional Designs
78(6)
Additional Considerations: Generalization of Results
84(1)
Definitions
85(1)
Experimental Design and Control
86(26)
Controlled Contrasts
86(2)
Scientific Inferences
88(1)
Types of Control
88(3)
Statistical Analysis and Computers
91(1)
Experimental Paradigms
92(8)
Use of Treatment and Control Groups
100(10)
Definitions
110(1)
Exercise
111(1)
Design Critiques I
112(7)
Experiment Briefs
115(4)
Control of Subject Variables
119(12)
Equality of Subjects in Treatment Groups
119(1)
Randomized Subject Design: Model 1
120(3)
Matched Subject Design: Model 2
123(3)
Within-subject Design: Model 3
126(1)
Repeated Measure Design--Sequence Balanced: Model 4
126(2)
Subject Loss (Attrition)
128(2)
Definitions
130(1)
Design Critiques II
131(5)
Experiment Briefs
131(5)
The Psychological Literature: Reading for Understanding and as a Source of Research Ideas
136(10)
Ideas, Hunches, and the Psychological Literature
136(2)
Library Searches
138(5)
Reading and Understanding Psychological Articles
143(3)
The Research Process
146(37)
Doing Research
146(4)
Writing a Research Paper
150(7)
Reporting Data
157(6)
Sample Manuscript
163(9)
Submission of Manuscript
172(1)
Funding Research and Applying for Grants
173(4)
Poster Sessions at Professional Meetings
177(4)
Definitions
181(2)
PART TWO Analysis of Experiments 183(204)
Cola Tasting
189(10)
Introduction
189(3)
Special Issues: Control Problems
189(3)
Identification of Cola Beverages
192(1)
Analysis
192(6)
Questions
198(1)
Territoriality in Parking Lots
199(15)
Introduction
199(14)
Special Issues: Field-based Studies
199(3)
Territorial Defense in Parking Lots: Retaliation against Waiting Drivers
202(11)
Questions
213(1)
Fanning Old Flames
214(7)
Introduction
214(1)
Fanning Old Flames: Arousing Romantic Obsessions Through Throught Suppression
215(1)
Analysis
215(5)
Questions
220(1)
Just Another Face in the Crowd
221(8)
Introduction
221(6)
Distinct Faces: Just Another Face in the Crowd
222(5)
Questions
227(2)
Picture Memory
229(16)
Introduction
229(1)
Comprehension and Memory for Pictures
230(1)
Analysis
230(13)
Questions
243(2)
Hormones and Toy Preferences
245(14)
Introduction
245(2)
Special Issues: Selection of Subjects as a Source of Independent Variables
245(1)
``Politically Incorrect'' Findings
246(1)
Early Androgens are Related to Childhood Sex-typed Toy Preferences
247(1)
Analysis
247(11)
Questions
258(1)
Maternal Behavior
259(12)
Introduction
259(2)
Special Issues: The Use of Animals in Psychological Research
260(1)
Maternal Behavior Induced by Maternal Blood Plasma Injected into Virgin Rats
261(1)
Analysis
261(8)
Questions
269(2)
Children's Reasoning
271(11)
Introduction
271(10)
How Special Are Objects?
272(9)
Questions
281(1)
Creative Porpoise
282(17)
Introduction
282(3)
Special Issues: Small n Designs
283(2)
The Creative Porpoise: Training for Novel Behavior
285(1)
Analysis
285(13)
Questions
298(1)
Perspective Shifting
299(15)
Introduction
299(1)
Recall of Previously Unrecallable Information Following a Shift in Perspective
300(1)
Analysis
300(13)
Questions
313(1)
Therapy for Anger
314(14)
Introduction
314(3)
Special Issues: Single-Subject Design in Clinical Studies
314(2)
Stress Inoculation: A Cognitive Theory for Anger and Its Application to a Case of Depression
316(1)
Analysis
317(10)
Questions
327(1)
Prosocial Behavior
328(9)
Introduction
328(8)
Effects of a Prosocial Televised Example on Children's Helping
329(7)
Questions
336(1)
Alcohol and Condoms
337(22)
Introduction
337(2)
Special Issues: Multiple Experiments
337(1)
Studying Complex Social Behavior in the Laboratory
338(1)
Why Common Sense Goes Out the Window: Effects of Alcohol on Intentions to Use Condoms
339(1)
Analysis
339(19)
Questions
358(1)
Karate Techniques
359(9)
Introduction
359(1)
Special Issues: Subject Variables
359(1)
Memory for the Frequency of Occurrences of Karate Techniques: A Comparison of Experts and Novices
360(1)
Analysis
360(7)
Questions
367(1)
Disputes in Japan
368(9)
Introduction
368(8)
Disputes in Japan: A Cross-Cultural Test of the Procedural Justice Model
369(7)
Questions
376(1)
False Confessions
377(10)
Introduction
377(1)
The Social Psychology of False Confessions: Compliance, Internalization, and Confabulation
378(1)
Analysis
378(8)
Questions
386(1)
Appendix A Computational Procedures for Basic Statistics 387(14)
Appendix B Statistical Tables 401(4)
References 405(5)
Credits 410(3)
Name Index 413(2)
Subject Index 415


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