Becoming a Behavioral Science Researcher A Guide to Producing Research That Matters

ISBN-10: 159385837X

ISBN-13: 9781593858377

Edition: 2009

Authors: Rex B. Kline

List price: $45.00 Buy it from $11.35 Rent it from $39.98
eBook available
This item qualifies for FREE shipping

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description:

Used Starting from $17.53
New Starting from $48.20
Rent Starting from $39.98
eBooks Starting from $45.00
Buy eBooks
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Medical Terminology Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Medical Math Online content $4.95 $1.99
Customers also bought
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 8/21/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 367
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Promise and Problems
Introduction
Not Ready for Prime Time
What Students Say They Need
Plan of the Book
Career Paths for Behavioral Scientists
Summary
Recommended Readings
The Good, the Bad, and the (Really) Ugly of Behavioral Science Research
The Good
The Bad
The (Really) Ugly
Why?
Summary
Recommended Readings
Concepts
The Research Trinity
Trinity Overview
Design
Measurement
Analysis
Internal Validity
Construct Validity
Conclusion Validity
External Validity and Sampling
Summary
Recommended Readings
Exercises
Design and Analysis
Chapter Overview
From Question to Design
Experimental Designs
Controlled Quasi-Experimental Designs
Nonequivalent-Group Designs
Regression-Discontinuity Designs
Other Quasi-Experimental Designs
Nonexperimental Designs
Resources for Learning More
Summary
Recommended Readings
Exercises
The Truth about Statistics
Study Strategy
A Dozen Truths about Statistics
What Statistical Significance Really Means
Misinterpretations of Statistical Significance
Why Are There So Many Myths?
Other Drawbacks of Statistical Tests
In Defense of Statistical Tests
Recommendations for Changing Times
Summary
Recommended Readings
Exercises
Review of Statistics Fundamentals
Effect Size Estimation
Contexts for Estimating Effect Size
Families of Parametric Effect Sizes
Estimating Effect Size When Comparing Two Samples
Measures of Association for More Complex Designs
Effect Sizes for Dichotomous Outcomes
T-Shirt Effect Sizes, Importance, and Cautions
Approximate Confidence Intervals
Research Examples
Summary
Recommended Readings
Exercises
Noncentrality Interval Estimation for Effect Sizes
Measurement
Chapter Scope
The Critical Yet Underappreciated Role of Measurement
Measurement Process Overview
Resources for Finding Measures
Adapting or Translating Tests
Evaluation of Score Reliability and Validity
Checklist for Evaluating Measures
Recent Developments in Test Theory
Summary
Recommended Readings
Exercises
Skills
Practical Data Analysis
Vision First, Then Simplicity
Managing Complex Analyses (Batch to the Future)
Data Screening
Summary
Recommended Readings
Exercises
Writing
Plagiarism and Academic Integrity
Writing as Learning
Getting Started
The Role of Style Guides
General Principles of Good Writing
Principles of Good Scientific Writing
Writing Sections of Empirical Studies
Effective Graphical Displays
Ready for the Big Time
Summary
Recommended Readings
Example Results Section
Presentations
Challenges of Oral Presentations
Problems with PowerPoint Presentations
Principles for Creating Effective PowerPoint Presentations
Lessons from Multimedia Learning
Other PowerPoint Issues
Poster Presentations
Summary
Recommended Readings
Exercises
Example Slides, Handout, and Poster
Suggested Answers to Exercises
References
Author Index
Subject Index
About the Author
×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×