Research Methods and Statistics

Author: Hugh Coolican

Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates

ISBN: 9780340748992

Category: Mathematics

Page: 197

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This introductory psychology text is one in a series tailor made for modular teaching at A Level. This book provides coverage of one key area covered by the A Level syllabus. It is in line with the AEB's one-question-per-subsection guarantee.

Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology

Author: S Alexander Haslam,Craig McGarty

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446297586

Category: Psychology

Page: 544

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The second 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 second edition offers: 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 SPSS Extended coverage of qualitative methods ‘Research Bites’ in every chapter: thought-provoking examples of issues raised by contemporary society and research An extensive range of additional learning aids in the textbook to help reinforce learning and revision A host of on-line resources for instructors and students available on publication at www.sagepub.co.uk/haslamandmcgarty2e. Electronic inspection copies are available for instructors.

Understanding Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology

Author: Helen Gavin

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473903475

Category: Psychology

Page: 424

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Understanding and applying research methods and statistics in psychology is one of the corner stones of study at undergraduate level. To enable all undergraduate psychology students to carry out their own investigations the textbook covers basic and advanced qualitative and quantitative methods and follows a sequential structure starting from first principles to more advanced techniques. Accompanied by a companion website, the textbook: - Grounds all techniques to psychological theory relating each topic under discussion to well established pieces of research - Can be used by the student at beginning and more advanced undergraduate level - therefore a `one-stop' shop - Includes a creative and practical selection of heuristic devices that cement knowledge of the techniques and skills covered in the textbook

Research Methods and Statistics: A Critical Thinking Approach

Author: Sherri Jackson

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111346550

Category: Mathematics

Page: 528

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RESEARCH METHODS AND STATISTICS: A CRITICAL THINKING APPROACH, 4e, successfully illustrates the integration between statistics and research methods by demonstrating the ways to use statistics in analyzing data collected during research. Jackson’s combined text adopts an inviting narrative style that speaks directly to students and draws them into the material, helping them overcome the initial apprehension they may feel at having to learn both subject areas at once. She incorporates a student-friendly critical-thinking approach and presents examples and exercises to which students can relate. Jackson focuses on the logic of the process and the methodology aspect of research. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology

Author: Hugh Coolican

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0340983442

Category: Psychology

Page: 703

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"The fifth edition of Coolican'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."--Back cover.

Handbook of Psychology, Research Methods in Psychology

Author: Irving B. Weiner,John A. Schinka,Wayne F. Velicer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118282035

Category: Psychology

Page: 800

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Psychology is of interest to academics from many fields, as well as to the thousands of academic and clinical psychologists and general public who can't help but be interested in learning more about why humans think and behave as they do. This award-winning twelve-volume reference covers every aspect of the ever-fascinating discipline of psychology and represents the most current knowledge in the field. This ten-year revision now covers discoveries based in neuroscience, clinical psychology's new interest in evidence-based practice and mindfulness, and new findings in social, developmental, and forensic psychology.

Research Methods and Statistics: A Critical Thinking Approach

Author: Sherri Jackson

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495510017

Category: Mathematics

Page: 448

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RESEARCH METHODS AND STATISTICS: A CRITICAL THINKING APPROACH, 3e, successfully illustrates the integration between statistics and research methods by demonstrating the ways to use statistics in analyzing data collected during research. Jackson’s combined text adopts an inviting narrative style that draws you into the material, helping you overcome the initial apprehension you may feel at having to learn both subject areas at once. She incorporates a student-friendly critical-thinking approach and presents examples and exercises to which you can relate. Jackson focuses on the logic of the process and the methodology aspect of research. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Experimental Design and Statistics for Psychology

A First Course

Author: Fabio Sani,John Todman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405150386

Category: Psychology

Page: 240

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Experimental Design and Statistics for Psychology: A First Course is a concise, straighforward and accessible introduction to the design of psychology experiments and the statistical tests used to make sense of their results. Makes abundant use of charts, diagrams and figures. Assumes no prior knowledge of statistics. Invaluable to all psychology students needing a firm grasp of the basics, but tackling of some of the topic’s more complex, controversial issues will also fire the imagination of more ambitious students. Covers different aspects of experimental design, including dependent versus independent variables, levels of treatment, experimental control, random versus systematic errors, and within versus between subjects design. Provides detailed instructions on how to perform statistical tests with SPSS. Downloadable instructor resources to supplement and support your lectures can be found at www.blackwellpublishing.com/sani and include sample chapters, test questions, SPSS data sets, and figures and tables from the book.

Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology

Author: Dennis Howitt,Duncan Cramer

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780131399846

Category: Psychology

Page: 354

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Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology This text is accessible, practical and authoritative. It meets the needs of students doing research at all levels for the first time. The key theoretical and conceptual issues are discussed in detail alongside the practicalities of doing research. There are major chapters on searching the literature, ethics, and developing ideas for research projects. Quantitative and qualitative research are covered and the appropriate use of both explained. It is a complete and attractive book written to help psychology students throughout their course. Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology can be used to alone or to complement the authors' Introduction to Statistics in Psychology and Introduction to SPSS in Psychology also published by Prentice Hall. Key Features - Meets the needs of all students, a book that is well organised, well written, comprehensive and relevant- Explains the purpose and benefits of all types of research design- Sets research in the context of the general study of psychology- Discusses at length neglected topics such as the literature search and the process of originating ideas for research- Looks at writing research reports as a major aspect of planning and carrying out research- Includes expert guidance on both quantitative and qualitative research Dennis Howitt and Duncan Cramer are both Readers in Psychology at Loughborough University

Handbook of Industrial, Work & Organizational Psychology

Volume 1: Personnel Psychology

Author: Neil Anderson

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761964889

Category: Psychology

Page: 512

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The globalized nature of work in the new millennium implies that human resource management, psychological theories of personnel and individual behaviour in the workplace have to change and evolve. This volume mainly focuses on theories, techniques and methods used by industrial and work psychologists. A set of internationally renowned authors summarize advances in core topics such as analysis of work, work design, job performance, performance appraisal and feedback, workplace counterproductivity, recruitment and personnel selection, work relevant individual difference variables (cognitive ability, personality), human-machine interactions, human errors, training, learning, individual development, socialization, methods, and measurement.

Research Methods and Statistics

Author: Bernard Beins,Maureen A. McCarthy

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780205624096

Category: Psychology

Page: 450

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"Beins and McCarthy present a seamless introduction to statistics and research methods, identifying different research areas and how one approaches them statistically. The text is designed for a one- or two-semester combined course in Statistics and Research Methods/Experimental Psychology. The book provides a solid empirical foundation for the undergraduate psychology major and prepares the reader to critically evaluate psychological research and claims they may encounter in the popular press."--Publisher.

Organizational Psychology

A Scientist-Practitioner Approach

Author: Steve M. Jex,Thomas W. Britt

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118724453

Category: Psychology

Page: 720

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The foundation of organizational psychology, updated to reflectthe changing workplace Organizational Psychology: A Scientist-Practitioner Approach,Third Edition provides students with a thorough overview ofboth the science and practice of organizational psychology.Reflecting changes in the global workplace, the third editionexpands coverage of the effects of technology on processes andpersonnel, the generalizability of theories across cultures,including organizational climate, and employee health andwell-being. The new edition retains the hallmark features of thetext and Expanded coverage of the pervasive effects of technology on thesocial environment of work, including virtual work and the impactof social media. More graphics, including tables and charts, to help studentsunderstand and remember various related concepts and theories. Includes a unique full chapter on research methods and the useof statistics in understanding organizations. New chapter on the work/non-work interface, includingconsideration of both employees' life stages and changes over theircareers. Provides Instructors with comprehensive presentation andtesting materials. More on ethics, in light of relatively recent scandals incorporations and in politics. Expanded coverage throughout on cross-cultural issues anddiversity in organizations. Additional readings facilitate in-depth learning. Industrial and organizational psychologists contribute to thesuccess of an organization by improving the performance,satisfaction, and well-being of employees. By identifying howbehaviors and attitudes can be improved through hiring practices,training programs, and feedback and management systems, I/Opsychologists also help organizations transition during periods ofchange and development. Organizational Psychology: AScientist-Practitioner Approach, Third Edition is acomprehensive guide to the theory and application of behavioralscience in the workplace.

Why Science Matters

Understanding the Methods of Psychological Research

Author: Robert W. Proctor,E. J. Capaldi

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470775432

Category: Psychology

Page: 248

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Why Science Matters: Understanding the Methods of Psychological Research rises above standard research methods texts by presenting an up-to-date view of contemporary psychological science as it is currently understood and practiced. Explores not only the procedural aspects of psychological research, but also delves into the issue of how to accomplish effective science. Explicates how hypotheses and theories are to be evaluated. Suggests that the proper approach to devising and evaluating theories is by abduction, not by induction or deduction alone. Incorporates new investigatory procedures, current methodologists, conflicts and issues, implications of the philosophy of science, and a lively prose style. Provides a picture of science that will engage students and expand their abilities as both scientists and psychologists.

Research methods in clinical psychology

an introduction for students and practitioners

Author: Chris Barker,Nancy Pistrang,Robert Elliott

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780471490876

Category: Psychology

Page: 284

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RESEARCH METHODS IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY is a reader-friendly introduction to doing, and thinking about, research for clinical psychologists. This systematic guide takes students and practitioners through the basic steps of a research project, from start to finish. It is an invaluable tool for those who want to conduct their own research, or simply want a better understanding of published research Chris Barker, Nancy Pistrang and Robert Elliott provide a balanced account of both qualitative and quantitative methods within a framework of methodological pluralism -fitting the method to the research question. This new edition presents many new methods that have developed over the last decade, alongside the more traditional approaches With a wealth of features to aid teaching and learning, such as Chapter outline Case example Chapter summarie Annotated further readin Web based extra material for instructors and students This fully revised textbook is essential for new students, as well as more experienced practitioners wishing to update their knowledge and stay abreast of developments

Doing Psychological Research

Gathering and Analysing Data

Author: Nicky Hayes

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780335203796

Category: Medical

Page: 400

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Written as an interactive textbook for A level and first-year undergraduates, Doing Psychological Research provides a comprehensive account of quantitative and qualitative methods in a user-friendly and lucid style.

Research Methods in Psychiatry

Author: Chris Freeman,Peter Tyrer,Peter J. Tyrer

Publisher: RCPsych Publications

ISBN: 9781904671336

Category: Medical

Page: 343

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This updated comprehensive guide to psychiatric research methods takes the reader from getting started in research through to publishing a paper, with advice on avoiding common pitfalls along the way. Systematic analysis and meta-analysis, epidemiology, qualitative research, and research focused on a few patients are discussed, together with the principles of validity and reliability in the assessment of psychological variables and statistical aspects of the design and analysis of clinical trials. Five completely new chapters cover topics such as research from the trainee’s perspective and research in learning disability and child and adolescent psychiatry. A key text for psychiatric trainees embarking on research projects, this book will also be useful to psychiatrists supervising research projects, and those in the social sciences with an interest in carrying out research or critically reviewing the published evidence. Setting up a research project. How to make a comprehensive review of the literature. Choosing a rating scale. Getting research published.

Research Methods, Statistics, and Applications

Author: Kathrynn A. Adams,Eva K. Lawrence

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506350461

Category: Social Science

Page: 672

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This updated Second Edition of Research Methods, Statistics, and Applications consistently integrates methods and statistics to prepare students for both graduate work and critical analysis of research as professionals and informed citizens. Maintaining the conversational writing style, multiple examples, and hands-on applications of key concepts that made the first edition so accessible, Kathrynn A. Adams and Eva K. Lawrence enhance the new edition with additional coverage of online data collection, inferential statistics, and regression and ANOVA, as well as a wide range of diverse examples. In every chapter, the authors develop and apply research topics and examples from the current research literature across all aspects of the research process. New to this Edition New diverse examples from current research literature in criminal justice, politics, education, and counseling expose students to different research designs in the social sciences and demonstrate commonalities. New chapter-ending The Big Picture sections with appropriate charts and tables encourage students to consider decisions about specific statistical analyses. Two separate chapters (Inferential Statistics and Comparing Your Sample to a Known or Expected Score) now allow instructors to focus on the theoretical concepts associated with inferential statistics before introducing each specific inferential statistic to enhance student understanding. Expanded coverage of inferential statistics includes more discussion of APA guidelines for appropriate statistics and more focus on effect sizes and confidence intervals. New consistent headings make it easy for students to quickly locate information and for instructors to identify sections they may wish to focus on, skip, or present in a different order.

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.

Research Methods in Psychology

Author: John J. Shaughnessy,Eugene B. Zechmeister

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages

ISBN: N.A

Category: Psychology

Page: 500

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This work emphasizes problem-solving and offers coverage of descriptive, experimental, and applied research methods. Statistical principles are also featured and this edition contains two new chapters: ethical issues in the conduct of psychological research; and analysis of experiments.