Research Methods: A Modular Approach
Sherri Jackson's RESEARCH METHODS: A MODULAR APPROACH combines a lively writing style with a novel approach to offer a refreshing alternative for the research methods course. Topics are treated in relatively compact units that, though logically sequenced, can be used in any order. The critical thinking theme that threads through the book engages your thinking by asking you to continually evaluate evidence. .Brief, yet comprehensive, this text will help you master the material in an engaging way.
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Research Methods and Statistics: A Critical Thinking Approach
Sherri L. Jackson
Limited preview - 2012
Abstract animals APA style assess baseline behavior between-participants design calculate central tendency checklist condition conducted confounds correlation coefficient CRITICAL THINKING CHECK dependent descriptive statistics determine discussed empiricism error variance example experiment experimental group F-ratio factorial design Figure formula frequency distribution grand mean graph independent variable indicates individual’s individuals inferential statistic informed consent interaction effect internal validity interval Journal Key Terms knowledge main effects manipulation median Module Exercises multiple-baseline design nonequivalent control group nonprobability sampling normal curve normal distribution null hypothesis participants person placebo population posttest posttest-only predict pretest/posttest problem Psychology questions random sampling randomly ratio regression rehearsal type relationship reliability represents research methods Resources reversal design REVIEW OF KEY rote rehearsal salary scale scatterplot Self-Test significant single-group standard deviation statistical sum of squares Summary Table THINKING CHECK ANSWERS tion treatment Type I error within-groups within-participants design word type z-score