Research methods in psychology
Accessible and interesting, Shaughnessy,/Zechmeister emphasizes problem solving and provides coverage of descriptive, experimental, and applied research methods. With statistical principles integrated throughout, the text provides students with a thorough introduction to a wide array of methods applied to different research situations.
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PSYCHOLOGY AS A SCIENCE
SCIENTIFIC THEORY CONSTRUCTION AND TESTING
Ethical Issues in the Conduct
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