9780495602194

Research Methods

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495602194

  • ISBN10:

    0495602191

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/1/2009
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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The exciting new 8th Edition of RESEARCH METHODS provides readers with a scientific approach to understanding the field of psychology. The text's logical, step-by-step coverage is the result of decades of author experience, and includes all of the stages of the research process: selecting the project, searching for literature, choosing a protocol, and getting published. RESEARCH METHODS also presents the reader with problems from psychological literature, in order to examine how real-life psychology professionals design and conduct effective research.

Table of Contents

Psychology and Science
Developing a Research Question
Ethics in Research
Writing in Psychology
Variables
Tabular and Graphical Description of Data
Validity
Control
Noneexperimental Research
Observational, Archival, and Case-Study Research
Nonexperimental Research
Survey Research
True Experiments
Single Factor Designs
True Experiments
Factorial Designs
Single-Participant Experiments
Quasi Experiments
Epilogue: Biases and Limitations of Experimental Psychology
Review of Statistics
Random-Number Table
Population Data Set
Suggested Answers to "Reading Between the Lines"
Key for Identifying Appropriate Graphs and Statistics
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