Research Design and Methods : A Process Approach

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-08-03
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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This in-depth introduction to the process of research design and methods is distinguished by its application of the process approach--a proven strategy for guiding students at each step in designing, conducting, and evaluating psychological research.

Table of Contents


Part I

Chapter 1: Explaining Behavior

Chapter 2: Developing Ideas for Research and Evaluating Theories of Behavior

Chapter 3: Reviewing the Scientific Literature

Chapter 4: Choosing a Research Design

Chapter 5: Making Systematic Observations

Chapter 6: Choosing and Using Participants and Subjects: Pragmatic and Ethical Considerations

Part II

Chapter 7: Using Nonexperimental Research

Chapter 8: Using Survey Research

Chapter 9: Using Between-Subjects and Within-Subjects Experimental Designs

Chapter 10: Using Specialized Research Designs

Chapter 11: Using Single-Subject Designs

Chapter 12: Describing Data

Chapter 13: Using Inferential Statistics

Chapter 14: Using Multivariate Design and Analysis

Chapter 15: Reporting Your Research Results

Appendix: Statistical Tables



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Name Index

Subject Index

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