Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology

Author: Dennis Howitt,Duncan Cramer

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780132051637

Category: Psychology

Page: 439

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Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology, secondedition,provides clear, comprehensive and innovative coverage of quantitative and qualitative research methods for psychology students throughout their studies. In this essential text for psychology students, the research process is broken down into manageable steps to equip students with the skills to ask intelligent research questions, carry out a literature review, choose an appropriate research design, carry out data collection and write up their findings. Throughout the book research examples are discussed which offer an insight into how research advances our understanding in areas such as forensic, social, educational, and abnormal psychology.

A Practical Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology

Author: Eugene B. Zechmeister,John J. Shaughnessy,Jeanne S. Zechmeister

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities Social

ISBN: 9780070727052

Category: Psychology

Page: 274

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This workbook designed to accompany Shaughnessy/Zechmeister, RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY, 4/e provides students with concrete examples of abstract ideas and gives students the kinds of practical experiences that aid understanding of research methods. The workbook offers instructors brief descriptions of published research in psychology related to the methods covered in each chapter of the text. The brief descriptions are then used as the basis for related questions, problems, and exercises. Instructors can use these exercises as homework assignments or as the basis for in-class discussion.

Introduction to Research Methods and Data Analysis in Psychology

Author: Darren Langdridge

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780130978325

Category: Psychology

Page: 410

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Introduction to Research Methods and Data Analysis in Psychology provides coverage of both quantitative and qualitative methods. This includes detail of the statistical analysis of data (by hand and using SPSS for Windows version 11.0) and the analysis of qualitative data with all the major approaches in use today. Few other single books provide the same level of coverage of quantitative and qualitative approaches. The book includes activity boxes providing exercises designed to further cement knowledge and understanding. Study boxes are used throughout to give examples of the application of research methods and data analysis with cutting-edge research in psychology. Introduction to Research Methods and Data Analysis in Psychology is accessible to undergraduate students studying other social science disciplines and is also appropriate for A-level students beginning to study psychology.

Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology

Author: R. A. McQueen,Christina Knussen

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780131249400

Category: Psychology

Page: 437

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The book, in combination with its website, provides a complete introduction to research and statistical analysis which will satisfy the needs of all psychology students undertaking projects and assignments throughout their degree studies.

Research Methods in Clinical Psychology

An Introduction for Students and Practitioners

Author: Chris Barker,Nancy Pistrang,Robert Elliott

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118773195

Category: Psychology

Page: 312

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Fully updated to reflect the latest developments, the third editionof Research Methods In Clinical Psychology offers acomprehensive introduction to the various methods, approaches, andstrategies for conducting research in the clinical psychologyfield. Represents the most accessible, user-friendly introduction toconducting and evaluating research for clinical psychologists andrelated professionals Ideal for students and practitioners who wish to conduct theirown research or gain a better understanding of publishedresearch Addresses important issues such as philosophical underpinningsof various methodologies, along with socio-political issues thatarise in clinical and community settings Step-by-step guidance through all phases of a clinicalpsychology research project—from initial concept andgroundwork, through to measurement, design, analysis, andinterpretation Updates to this edition include new or expanded coverage ofsuch topics as systematic review and literature searchingmethods, modern psychometric methods, guidance on choosing betweendifferent qualitative approaches, and conducting psychologicalresearch via the Internet

Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods in Psychology

Author: Dennis Howitt

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 1292083034

Category: Psychology

Page: 600

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Now in its third edition, Dennis Howitt’s Introduction to Qualitative Methods in Psychology is better than ever. This trusted and valuable student resources provides clear explanations and examples that take the reader through qualitative research from data collection to analysis. It also features dedicated sections offering guidance on ethics, quality and report writing. Methods are broken down to give step-by-step practical advice and guidance, ensuring that students can understand the theory and carry out their own research. All of this is achieved while providing a thorough theoretical and historical context for the qualitative methods.

Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology

Author: Hugh Coolican

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780340907573

Category: Psychology

Page: 293

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Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology, 3rd edition, is the ideal text for those A level students who need more than just a single chapter (as found in most A level texts) but less detail than a higher-level advanced research methods text. It provides all the skills required to approach research methods in a logical way, showing students how to design and report experiments, collect and analyse data. The book also provides excellent coverage of questionnaire design, observation techniques, experimental designs, sampling, variables, ethics and qualitative research. This text is also ideal for undergraduates with no previous experience of research methods and statistics, and those who approach it with trepidation! Coolican draws on common sense, logic and everyday experience to show students that they already have the skills and techniques to understand and carry out research successfully. Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology is the essential text for all courses which require 'hands-on' skills of simple research, experiments, data collection and analysis.

An Introduction to Statistics in Psychology

Author: Dennis Howitt,Duncan Cramer

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780131399853

Category: Psychology

Page: 488

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Statistics can be difficult, but this revised 3rd edition of Introduction to Statistics in Psychology makes it much easier. Any psychology student, whether at introductory, intermediate or advanced level will find the book a very useful companion to their statistics course.

Research Methods in Psychology For Dummies

Author: Martin Dempster,Donncha Hanna

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119035104

Category: Psychology

Page: 352

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Your hands-on introduction to research methods in psychology Looking for an easily accessible overview of research methods inpsychology? This is the book for you! Whether you need to get aheadin class, you're pressed for time, or you just want a take on atopic that's not covered in your textbook, Research Methods inPsychology For Dummies has you covered. Written in plain English and packed with easy-to-followinstruction, this friendly guide takes the intimidation out of thesubject and tackles the fundamentals of psychology research in away that makes it approachable and comprehensible, no matter yourbackground. Inside, you'll find expert coverage of qualitative andquantitative research methods, including surveys, case studies,laboratory observations, tests and experiments—and muchmore. Serves as an excellent supplement to course textbooks Provides a clear introduction to the scientific method Presents the methodologies and techniques used in psychologyresearch Written by the authors of Psychology Statistics ForDummies If you're a first or second year psychology student and want tosupplement your doorstop-sized psychology textbook—and boostyour chances of scoring higher at exam time—this hands-onguide breaks down the subject into easily digestible bits andpropels you towards success.

Discovering Research Methods in Psychology

A Student's Guide

Author: L. D. Sanders

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405175311

Category: Psychology

Page: 330

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Discovering Research Methods in Psychology: A Student's Guide presents an accessible introduction to the research methodology techniques that underpin the field of psychology Offers a unique narrative approach to introducing the complexities of psychological research methods to first year students Introduces the reader to the three main types of research methods used in psychology ? observation, experimentation and survey methods Provides clear summaries of 21st-century published studies that reflect diversity and best illustrate issues in research methodology Includes an emphasis on topics of most interest to students, from those with a personal perspective such as romantic relationships, prejudice and career decisions, to clinical topics including eating disorders, heavy drinking and paranoia Features a comprehensive glossary of all research terminology used in the narrative

Research Methods In Psychology

Author: John Shaughnessy

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 0078135656

Category: Psychology

Page: 512

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Psychologists use a variety of research methods and tools to learn about behavior and mental processes. The goal of this book is to introduce students to the “multimethod approach” to research in psychology, including observational, survey, and experimental methods. Students learn the strengths and weaknesses of each method, as well as ethical dilemmas when using them, so that they can become competent practitioners and thoughtful consumers of psychological research. Our approach is to engage students in the research process by describing contemporary research in psychology. Students learn about recent topics such as online dating and Facebook, cross-cultural observations of helping behavior, PTSD in orphaned chimpanzees, Medicaid and Medicare health outcomes, decision-making during Hurricane Katrina, clinical research and DSM-5, and much more. Each chapter's “stretching exercises,” “stat tips,” review questions, and challenge questions develop students' critical thinking about the psychological research that appears in scientific journals and in popular media. Together with the companion Online Learning Center for students, the 10th edition of Research Methods in Psychology provides a clearly written, compelling introduction to research methods in psychology

Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology

Author: S Alexander Haslam,Craig McGarty

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1526453797

Category: Psychology

Page: 584

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The third edition of Haslam and McGarty's best-selling textbook, Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology, provides students with a highly readable and comprehensive introduction to conducting research in psychology. The book guides readers through the range of choices involved in design, analysis, and presentation and is supplemented by a range of practical learning features both inside the book and online. These draw on the authors' extensive experience as frontline researchers and provide step-by-step guides to quantitative and qualitative methods and analyses. Written in an accessible and engaging style, this text encourages deep engagement with its subject matter and is designed to inspire students to feel passionate for the research process as a whole. This third edition offers: Updated ‘Research Bites’ in every chapter: a space to step back from the text and reflect on the ways in which it relates both to issues in the world at large and to contemporary debates in psychology Updated coverage of experimental design, survey research and ethics More expansive coverage of qualitative methods A comprehensive guide to the process of conducting psychological research from the ground up — covering multiple methodologies, experimental and survey design, data analysis, ethics, and report writing An extensive range of quantitative methods together with detailed step-by-step guides to running analyses using SPS Online resources and videos to help reinforce learning and revision for instructors and students available at study.sagepub.com/haslamandmcgarty3e

Introduction to Qualitative Methods in Psychology

Author: Dennis Howitt

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780132068741

Category: Psychology

Page: 464

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The contents of this book cover in-depth/qualitative interview, the focus group, transciption, thematic analysis, grounded theory, discourse analysis, narrative analysis, writing a qualitative research report, and much more.

Doing Psychology

An Introduction to Research Methodology and Statistics

Author: Dr S Alexander Haslam,S. Alexander Haslam Craig McGarty,Dr Craig McGarty

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446226872

Category:

Page: 312

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Doing Psychology ... challenges the reader to become active in the development and understanding of psychological research and to be critical in its application. " "Academics will find the text would easily complement the structure of an introductory course. Overall this book is written clearly and concisely, adopting a conversational tone, and utilizes a structure that students can easily follow without the techniques and concepts being oversimplified. " "Doing Psychology is certainly a text well worth considering in introductory courses, or as a refresher text for those who need to revise key techniques. The text would provide students with a good foundation for advanced design and statistics courses' - "Australian Psychologist " Doing Psychology is a sound text with clear and accurate explanations in areas which it covers' - "South African Journal of Psychology " This textbook provides a clear introduction to the principal research methods and statistical procedures that underpin psychological research. The authors build a carefully integrated understanding of the research process from the ground up, and address the many challenges confronting students of psychology - issues surrounding, among other things, research goals, methodological choices and strategy, multiple approaches to statistical inference and ethical controversies. Using words and diagrams rather than numbers and equations, Doing Psychology offers a highly readable guide to how to design, analyze and evaluate experiments and surveys in psychological research. An Instructor's Manual is available upon request.

Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology

Author: Hugh Coolican

Publisher: Hodder Education Publishers

ISBN: 9780340679371

Category: Psychology

Page: 290

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This is the ideal text for students who have never studied psychology before, particularly from a statistical angle. It will also benefit those who don't feel confident enough to tackle the more advanced text, Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology, Third Edition.It also contains suggested reading, exercises, and structured questions with answers provided. As such, it builds a strong foundation on which more sophisticated data handling skills can be developed. Teachers and lecturers will find it suitable for using with the new AS courses.

Methods in Psychological Research

Author: Annabel Ness Evans,Bryan J. Rooney

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412924855

Category: Psychology

Page: 387

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Methods in Psychological Research is pedagogically driven, interactive, and highly applied to engage and motivate students. This brief and basic introduction to research methods in psychology is presented in a relaxed style, at a moderate level of detail, and with a rich mix of pedagogy to engage and motivate students from a variety of backgrounds and academic preparation. The authors focus on applying concepts students are learning, and they emphasize doing research with simple in-text exercises that provide a more interactive feel than found in most methods textbooks. They also provide examples of real psychology research, both from the research literature and, uniquely, from student research projects. This friendly and supportive presentation of the basics conveys to students the excitement and fun of the research enterprise and involves them in `doing' research, not just memorizing another term for an exam.

Introduction to Research Methods and Data Analysis in Psychology 3rd edn

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Author: Darren Langdridge,Gareth Hagger-Johnson

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0273756885

Category: Psychology

Page: 640

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This third edition of Introduction to Research Methods and Data Analysis in Psychology provides you with a unique, balanced blend of quantitative and qualitative research methods. Highly practical in nature, the book guides you, step-by-step, through the research process and is underpinned by SPSS screenshots, diagrams and examples throughout.

Research Methods in Psychology

Author: Glynis M Breakwell,Sean Hammond,Chris Fife-Schaw,Jonathan A Smith

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446223809

Category: Psychology

Page: 552

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This Third Edition of this bestselling text retains its status as one of the most accessible, practically useful and theoretically rigorous textbooks on the market today, and has been developed even further to help students get the most from their studies. The textbook is now oriented around three parts focusing on the major processed in conducting research-from formulating research questions, designing research activity, data gathering, and analysis. A rich diversity of methods is now covered, and the book offers extended coverage of qualitative methods-now fundamental in psychological methods courses.

Qualitative Research Methods for Psychologists

Introduction through Empirical Studies

Author: Constance T. Fischer

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080454127

Category: Psychology

Page: 512

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Qualitative Research Methods for Psychologists is a collection of 14 original articles that teaches readers how to conduct qualitative research. Instead of characterizing and justifying certain methods, the contributors show by means of actual research studies what assumptions, procedures, and dilemmas they encountered. Fischer's introduction, which emphasizes the practical nature of qualitative research and the closing chapter, which uses a question-and-answer format to investigate, among other subjects, what is scientific about qualitative research, are complemented by a glossary and other features that increase the book's utility and value. Addresses a range of practical examples from different traditions such as phenomology, grounded theory, ethnography and discourse analysis through actual case studies Discusses various methodology and combinations of methods like assimilation analysis, dialogal approach, intuitive inquiry, and conceptual encounter Terms are defined within chapters and/or in a glossary Helps readers bridge from experimental to qualitative methods Provides in-depth, philosophically grounded, and compelling research findings Includes practical introduction about steps in qualitative research

Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology, Fifth Edition

Author: Hugh Coolican

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1444145312

Category: Psychology

Page: 736

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The fifth edition of Coolicans's classic text has been substantially revised and updated, providing students with the most readable and comprehensive survey of research methods, statistical concepts and procedures in psychology today.