Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences

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Houghton Mifflin, 2004 - Reference - 441 pages
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Appropriate for social science students, this text offers comprehensive coverage of both experimental and non-experimental methods. The author provides succinct explanations for a full range of methods, including descriptive, correlational, experimental, and quasi-experimental research designs. Practical tips and applications integrated throughout the text allow students to make real-world connections that encourage them to master the material.

  • Full coverage of APA-style research reports is included in a separate appendix (A). A fully-annotated sample manuscript is also included.
  • An emphasis on the process of measuring variables includes detailed coverage of reliability and construct validity integrated with measurement in descriptive and naturalistic research designs.

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Contents

PART ONE GETTING STARTED
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Developing the Research Hypothesis
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Formalizing Ideas into Research Hypotheses
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