Psychologist as Detective An Introduction to Conducting Research in Psychology
Edition: 5th 2010
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Description: The Psychologist as Detective conveys the excitement of research methodology through a lively, conversational style. To make the study of the research process interactive and accessible for readers, pedagogical features and critical thinking activities are integrated throughout the volume. Actual student research appears in each chapter to increase relevance and heighten reader interest. This text evaluates the science of psychology, research ideas and hypotheses, ethics, nonexperimental methods and the basics of experimentation variables and control, statistics, designing-conducting-analyzing and interpreting experiments, as well as alternative research designs, external validity, critiquing experimental research and writing and assemblling an APA-format research report. For individuals involved with or interested in psychological research.
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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.
List price: $171.80
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 3/11/2009
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
|The Science of Psychology|
|Research Ideas, Critiquing Research, and Hypotheses|
|Ethics in Psychological Research|
|Nonexperimental Methods I: Descriptive Methods, Qualitative Research, and Correlational Studies|
|Nonexperimental Methods II: Ex Post Facto Studies, Surveys and Questionnaires, Sampling, and Basic Research Strategies|
|The Basics of Experimentation I: Variables and Control|
|The Basics of Experimentation II: Final Considerations, Unanticipated Influences, and Cross-Cultural Issues|
|Internal and External Validity|
|Using Statistics to Answer Questions|
|Designing, Conducting, Analyzing, and Interpreting Experiments with Two Groups|
|Designing, Conducting, Analyzing, and Interpreting Experiments with More than Two Groups|
|Designing, Conducting, Analyzing, and Interpreting Experiments with Multiple Independent Variables|
|Alternative Research Designs|
|Writing and Assembling an APA-Format Research Report|