Experimental Psychology A Case Approach

ISBN-10: 0321011465

ISBN-13: 9780321011466

Edition: 6th 1998

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With new sections on theory and the principles of experimental design, this sixth edition cites over 100 cases drawn from professional literature that represent every major area of psychology, from animal studies to clinical observations.
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List price: $60.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/2/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

To the Instructor
To the Student
Basic Principles in Experimental Psychology
An Introduction to Scientific Inquiry
The Topics of Experimental Psychology
Facts, Theories, and Speculation
Psychological Science
The Scientific Method
Experimental design
Applying Assumptions of the Scientific Method to Experimental Psychology
The Psychological Experiment
Development Hypotheses in Experimental Psychology
Other Research Methods
Observation Methods
Archival Research
Correlational Studies
Survey Research Methods
The Psychological Literature: Reading For Understanding and As A Source of Research Ideas
Ideas, Hunches, and the Psychological Literature
Using the Internet
Electronic Databases: Indexes, Abstracts, Full Text
Reading and Understanding Psychological Articles
A Form for Recording Articles
Basic Experimental Design in Psychology
The Logic of Experimental Psychology
Operational Definitions
Independent and Dependent Variables
Experimental and Control Groups
Advanced Design Techniques Factorial Designs
Quasi-Experimental Design
Functional Designs
Additional Considerations: Generalization of Results
Experimental Design and Control
Controlled Contrasts
Scientific Interferences
Types of Control
Experimental Paradigms
Use of Treatment and Control Groups
Control Of Subject Variables
Equality of Subjects in Treatment Groups
Random Assignment
Matching Subjects
Within Subject Control
Subject Loss (Attrition)
Design Critiques
Experiment Briefs
Ethics of Experimental Research
Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct
Research with Humans
Case Studies
The Research Process
Doing Research
Writing a Research Paper
Reporting Data
Sample Manuscript
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