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RESEARCH METHODS AND DATA ANALYSIS FOR PSYCHOLOGY

PAPERBACK BY WILSON, STUART; MACLEAN, RORY

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ISBN
9780077121655
IMPRINT
MCGRAW HILL HIGHER EDUCATION
 
 
EDITION
NEW ED.
PUBLISHER
MCGRAW-HILL EDUCATION - EUROPE
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
640 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
01 JAN 2011

DESCRIPTION

Psychology is a fascinating subject that can inspire students; the opportunity to conduct individual research can be immensely rewarding. However, the prospect of getting to grips with designing research and analysing data can be daunting. This book has been written to show students that research methods and data analysis can be interesting and to help students understand why the subject is important. Tailor-made for students coming to research methods and data analysis for the first time, and with a wealth of captivating examples and an engaging writing style, this text is an essential tool for all undergraduate psychology students.

CONTENTS

1 WHY DO I HAVE TO STUDY THIS? SECTION 1: CONCEPTUAL ISSUES - GETTING STARTED IN RESEARCH 2 SCIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE 3 PSYCHOLOGY AS A SCIENCE SECTION 2: METHODS AND ISSUES IN RESEARCH 4 THE LANGUAGE OF RESEARCH 5 INTRODUCTION TO METHODS 6 INTRODUCTION TO EXPERIMENTAL METHODS 7 EXPERIMENTAL DESIGNS 8 QUASI-EXPERIMENTAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DESIGNS 9 SAMPLING 10 INTRODUCTION TO QUALITATIVE RESEARCH 11 QUALITATIVE DATA COLLECTION 12 OBSERVATIONAL METHODS 13 SURVEY METHODS SECTION 3: DATA ANALYSIS 14 INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS AND DESCRIBING DATA 15 INTRODUCTION TO INFERENTIAL STATISTICS 16 COMPARING DIFFERENCES BETWEEN TWO SAMPLES OR CONDITIONS 17 COMPARING DIFFERENCES BETWEEN MORE THAN TWO CONDITIONS - PART 1: ONE WAY DESIGNS 18 COMPARING DIFFERENCES BETWEEN MORE THAN TWO CONDITIONS - PART 2: FACTORIAL DESIGNS 19 Testing For Relationships And Making Predictions 20 ANALYSING NOMINAL DATA 21 ADVANCED STATISTICAL METHODS 22 ANALYSING QUALITATIVE DATA SECTION 4: THE RESEARCH PROCESS IN CONTEXT 23 PLANNING RESEARCH 24 ETHICS IN PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH 25 COMMUNICATING AND REPORTING RESEARCH - REPORTS, PRESENTATIONS AND POSTERS