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Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences

ISBN-10: 1111342253

ISBN-13: 9781111342258

Edition: 4th 2012

Authors: Frederick J. Gravetter, Lori-Ann B. Forzano

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List price: $266.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/1/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 640
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.662
Language: English

Frederick J Gravetter is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at The College at Brockport, State University of New York College. While teaching at Brockport, he specialized in statistics, research design, and cognitive psychology. Dr. Gravetter received his Bachelor's degree in mathematics from M.I.T. and his Ph.D. in psychology from Duke University. In addition to publishing several research articles, Dr. Gravetter is co-author of the best-selling STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 9th Edition, ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 8th Edition, and (with Lori-Ann B. Forzano) RESEARCH METHODS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 5th Edition.

Preface
Author Biographies
Introduction, Acquiring Knowledge, and the Scientific Method
Research Ideas
Defining and Measuring Variables
Ethics in Research
Selecting Research Participants
Research Strategies and Validity
The Experimental Research Strategy
Experimental Designs: Between-Subjects Designs
Experimental Designs: Within-Subjects Designs
The Nonexperimental and Quasi-Experimental Strategies: Nonequivalent Group, Pre-Post, and Developmental Designs
Factorial Designs
The Correlational Research Strategy
The Descriptive Research Strategy
Single-Subject Research Designs
Statistical Evaluation of Data
Writing an APA-Style Research Report
Appendices
Random Number Table and Instruction
Statistics Demonstrations and Statistical Tables
Instructions for Using Pasw Stastics 17 from SPSS
Sample APA-Style Research Report Manuscript for Publication
Glossary
References
Name Index
Subject Index