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Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology

2nd Edition


  • Date Published: March 2019
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108436243

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  • Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology provides a seamless introduction to the subject, identifying various research areas and analyzing how one can approach them statistically. The text provides a solid empirical foundation for undergraduate psychology majors, and it prepares the reader to think critically and evaluate psychological research and claims they might hear in the news or popular press. This second edition features updated examples of research and new illustrations of important principles. It also includes updated coverage of ethical issues in research and of current diversity issues.

    • Presents the pitfalls of research so students can avoid them and understand the problem solving aspect of research.
    • Includes 'living' research examples that are contemporary and interesting to capture student interest in the topic
    • Offers guidelines for creating American Psychological Association-style papers, presentations and posters
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    Product details

    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: March 2019
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108436243
    • length: 530 pages
    • dimensions: 255 x 203 x 22 mm
    • weight: 1.24kg
    • contains: 52 b/w illus.
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Understanding Research:
    1. Psychology, science, and life
    2. Ethics in research
    3. Planning research: generating a research question
    4. Practical issues in planning your research
    Part II. Basic Experimental Research and Data Analysis:
    5. Organizing data with descriptive statistics
    6. Conducting an experiment: general principles
    7. Experimental methods
    8. Basic inferential statistics
    9. Looking for differences between two treatments
    Part III. Advanced Research and Data Analysis:
    10. Looking for differences among multiple treatments
    11. Multiple independent variables: factorial designs
    Part IV. Nonexperimental Research Designs:
    12. Principles of survey research
    13. Correlation, regression, and non-parametric tests
    Part V. Culture and Research:
    14. People are different: considering cultural and individual differences in research
    Appendix A. Writing a research report
    Appendix B. Statistics review
    Appendix C. Statistical tables
    Author index
    Subject index.

  • Authors

    Bernard C. Beins, Ithaca College, New York

    Maureen A. McCarthy, Ball State University, Indiana

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