Handbook of Research Methods in Social and Personality Psychology

ISBN-10: 1107600758

ISBN-13: 9781107600751

Edition: 2nd 2013 (Revised)

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Description: This indispensible sourcebook covers conceptual and practical issues in research design in the field of social and personality psychology. Key experts address specific methods and areas of research, contributing to a comprehensive overview of contemporary practice. This updated and expanded second edition offers current commentary on social and personality psychology, reflecting the rapid development of this dynamic area of research over the past decade. With the help of this up-to-date text, both seasoned and beginning social psychologists will be able to explore the various tools and methods available to them in their research as they craft experiments and imagine new methodological possibilities.

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List price: $82.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 2/24/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 755
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.674
Language: English

Harry T. Reis is Professor of Psychology at the University of Rochester. He studies the factors that influence the quantity and closeness of social interaction, and the consequences of different patterns of socializing for health and psychological well-being. He is also investigating some of the psychological processes that affect the course and conduct of close relationships. He is particularly interested in intimacy, attachment and emotion regulation. He is well-versed in the field, having served as editor of its leading journal, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, having recently edited The SAGE Encyclopedia of Human Relationships, and having served as president of both the world's largest organization of social psychologists (Society for Personality and Social Psychology) and the world's pre-eminent organization devoted to researching relationships (International Association of Relationship Research).

Charles M. Judd is Professor of Psychology at the University of Colorado. He is the author of Data Analysis: A Model Comparison Approach and Research Methods in Social Relations.

Introduction to the second edition
Scratch an itch with a brick: why we do research
Design and Inference Considerations
Research design and issues of validity
Research design
Causal inference and generalization in field settings: experimental and quasi-experimental designs
Field research methods
Procedural Possibilities
Using physiological indexes in social psychological research
Research methods in social and affective neuroscience
Behavior genetic research methods: testing quasi-causal hypotheses using multivariate twin data
Methods of small group research
Inducing and measuring emotion and affect: tips, tricks, and secrets
Complex dynamical systems in social and personality psychology: theory, modeling, and analysis
Implicit measures in social and personality psychology
The mind in the middle: a practical guide to priming and automaticity research
Behavioral observation and coding
Methods for studying everyday experience in its natural context
Survey research
Conducting research on the Internet
Data Analytic Structures
Measurement and reliability measurement: reliability, construct validation, and scale construction
Exploring causal and noncausal hypotheses in nonexperimental data
Advanced psychometrics: confirmatory factor analysis, items response theory, and the study of measurement invariance
Multilevel and longitudinal modeling
The design and analysis of data from dyads and groups
Nasty data: unruly, ill-mannered observations can ruin your analysis
Missing data analysis
Meditation and moderation
Meta-analysis of research in social and personality psychology
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