Research In Psychology: Methods and Design

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 2, 2009 - Psychology - 624 pages
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The sixth edition provides psychologists with insight into the essential nature of experimental psychology and a solid grounding in its methods and practices. It has been updated to help them develop research ideas, hypotheses, and design studies. In addition, they’ll find out how to carry them out, analyze results and draw reasoned conclusions from them. The chapters have also been updated with the important new developments in research methodologies and fascinating examples from recent studies to provide psychologists with the most up-to-date information in the field.
  

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Contents

CHAPTER
1
2 CLASSIC STUDIESDisproving Phrenology
23
CHAPTER 2
39
CHAPTER 3
81
CHAPTER 4
123
Evaluating Measures
130
2 CLASSIC STUDIESMeasuring Somatotypes on
138
3 ETHICSLying with Statistics
149
Using Correlations
346
2 ETHICSAPA Guidelines for Psychological
348
CHAPTER 10
363
CHAPTER 11
407
Misleading Results from Statistical Summaries
413
2 ETHICSControlling Human Behavior
422
Case Study Designs
440
CHAPTER 12
451

CHAPTER 5
167
2 CLASSIC STUDIESBobo Dolls
182
Control Problems in Experimental Research
205
1 CLASSIC STUDIESThe Record for Repeated
226
2 ORIGINSProductivity at Western Electric
232
CHAPTER 7
241
CHAPTER 8
281
OutcomesMain Effects and Interactions
284
1 CLASSIC STUDIESTo Sleep Perchance
297
2 ETHICSOn Being a Competent and Ethical
313
CHAPTER 9
325
Interpreting Correlations
339
Varieties of Survey Methods
471
3 ETHICSUsing and Abusing Surveys
482
EPILOGUE
491
APPENDIX
499
Results
510
APPENDIX
533
APPENDIX C
539
GLOSSARY
561
REFERENCES
573
NAME INDEX
589
SUBJECT INDEX
595
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C. James Goodwin is a Professor at Western Carolina University.

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