Research Methods: Pearson New International Edition (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
432
Utgivningsdatum
2013-11-01
Upplaga
8
Förlag
Pearson
Medarbetare
Raulin, Michael L.
Dimensioner
280 x 220 x 15 mm
Vikt
777 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9781292042169
Research Methods: Pearson New International Edition (häftad)

Research Methods: Pearson New International Edition

A Process of Inquiry

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Explores the entire range of research methodologies in psychology.

 

This comprehensive text uses a carefully constructed programmatic approach to introduce topics and systematically build on earlier presentations. Research Methods emphasizes research concepts, as well as specific, technical research strategies, to help students develop an understanding of the underlying rational-empirical processes of science and gain specific research skills.

 

The authors provide clearly written explanations of concepts and numerous examples drawn from all areas of psychology to enable students to develop a sophisticated understanding of the research process. The 8th edition includes an extensive integrated Web site (http://www.mikeraulin.com/graziano8e/) with a variety of resources for students.

 

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book readers will be able to:

  • Understand the concepts of research design
  • Develop research skills based on a knowledge of appropriate research design
  • Develop a sensitivity to ethical issues in research and the skills necessary to address these issues
  • Understand basic statistical concepts
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Found in this Section:

1. Brief Table of Contents

2. Full Table of Contents

 

 

1. BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Chapter 1 Curiosity, Creativity, and Commitment

Chapter 2 Research is a Process of Inquiry

Chapter 3 The Starting Point: Asking Questions

Chapter 4 Data and the Nature of Measurement

Chapter 5 Statistical Analysis of Data

Chapter 6 Field Research: Naturalistic and Case Study Research

Chapter 7 Correlational and Differential Methods of Research

Chapter 8 Hypothesis Testing, Validity, and Threats to Validity

Chapter 9 Controls to Reduce Threats to Validity

Chapter 10 Single-Variable, Independent-Groups Designs

Chapter 11 Correlated-Groups and Single-Subject Designs

Chapter 12 Factorial Designs

Chapter 13 A Second Look at Field Research: Field Experiments, Program Evaluation, and Survey Research

Appendix A Using the Student Resource Website

Appendix B Writing a Research Report in APA Publication Style

Appendix C Conducting Library Research

Appendix D Selecting Statistical Procedures

Appendix E Research Design Checklist

Appendix F Meta-Analysis

Appendix G Random Numbers

Appendix H Answers to Quick-Check Review Questions

 

Glossary

References

Name Index

Subject Index

 

2. FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Chapter 1: Curiosity, Creativity, and Commitment

Classic Studies 1.1: Kitty Genovese and Bystander Apathy

Science

Science Is a Way of Thinking

Asking Questions

Historical Lesson 1.1: The Three Princes of Serendip

Science and Art

Historical Lesson 1.2: Leonardo da Vinci

Acquiring Knowledge

Tenacity

Intuition

Authority

Rationalism

Empiricism

Science

Emergence of Science

Early Civilization

Greek Science

Medieval Science

The Scientific Revolution

The Goals of Science

Psychology

The History of Psychology

Structuralism

Functionalism

Psychodynamics

Gestalt Psychology

Behaviorism

Humanistic Psychology

Cognitive Psychology

Women and Minorities in Psychology

Modern Psychology

The Science of Psychology

The Cost of Neglect 1.4: Science and Pseudoscience

Ethical Principles

Using the Resources of this Text

Exploring the Student Resource Website

Using SPSS for Windows

Summary

Putting It into Practice

Exercises

 

Chapter 2: Research is a Process of Inquiry

The Scientific Process

Basic Assumptions of Science

Observation and Inference: Facts and Constructs

Inductive and Deductive Thinking

Models and Theories in Science

Historic...