Experimental Psychology: Understanding Psychological Research

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Thomson Wadsworth, Aug 1, 2004 - Psychology - 174 pages
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The Study Guide contains, for every chapter of the main text: a chapter summary, fill-in exercises, key word-matching exercises, "Experimental Dilemmas" (critical thinking questions based on hypothetical experiment scenarious), and quiz items that include multiple-choice, true/false, and short answer selections.

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Contents

Explanation in Scientific Psychology ___________________________________________________________ __
1
Observation and Correlation ________________________________________ __
9
Experiments ______________________________________________________________ __
18
Ethics in Psychological Research ________________________________________________________________ __
29
How to Read and Write Research Reports ____________________________________________________ __
35
Psychophysics __________________________________________________________________________________________ __
42
Perception ________________________________________________________________________________________________ __
53
Attention and Reaction Time ______________________________________________________________________ __
61
Conditioning and Learning _________________________________________________________________________ __
68
Individual Differences and Development ______________________________________________________ __
102
Human Factors _________________________________________________________________________________________ __
131
A Historical Sketch ___________________________ __
138
An Introduction _______________________________________ __
145
Answer Keys ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ __
158
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