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.
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Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology

Author: Hugh Coolican

Publisher: Hodder Arnold

ISBN: 9780340812587

Category: Psychology

Page: 711

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Research Methods & Statistics in Psychology, 4th edition, has been substantially revised and updated, and provides a clear and comprehensive survey of research methods, statistical concepts and procedures in psychology today. Clear explanations of experimental and non-experimental designs are provided and there is detailed attention to a wide range of threats to internal and external validity. Quasi-experiments, cross-cultural issues, ethics and the ongoing quantitative-qualitative debate are all fully explored. Statistical procedures are given clear and comprehensive coverage, and include everything needed at all levels of study - from nominal level tests to multi-factorial ANOVA designs and multiple regression. New to the fourth edition are log linear analysis and a detailed examination of effect size and power, enabling students to report very easily the level of power for their findings. Also new for this edition are detailed and illustrated SPSS instructions for all statistical procedures covered in the book, including data entry and interpreting output, thus eliminating the need for an extra SPSS textbook. Each chapter contains a self-test glossary, key terms and exercises. Advice on planning and conducting studies, analysing data and writing up practical reports is given, and a 'good' marked report is included, as well as a complete published qualitative report. A much-requested new feature is advice, for each statistical test, on how to report results in conventional (APA) style. The bestselling research methods text for over a decade, Research Methods & Statistics in Psychology, 4th edition, remains accessible, informative and invaluable to students of psychology and related disciplines at all levels.
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Research Methods and Statistics

Author: Ian Walker

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137013737

Category: Psychology

Page: 200

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Whether it's designing a study, conducting an experiment, or analyzing the results, research methods are an integral part of Psychology. In this student-friendly introduction, Walker covers the different types of study, quantitative data, statistics and ethics. This book is the perfect tool to help build students' confidence in this vital area.
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Research Methods and Statistics: A Critical Thinking Approach

Author: Sherri L. Jackson

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133387241

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.
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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
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Research Methods and Statistics

An Integrated Approach

Author: Janie H. Wilson,Shauna W. Joye

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483392139

Category: Psychology

Page: 488

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Research Methods and Statistics: An Integrated Approach by Janie H. Wilson and Shauna W. Joye offers a completely integrated approach to teaching research methods and statistics by presenting a research question accompanied by the appropriate methods and statistical procedures needed to address it. Research questions and designs become more complex as chapters progress, building on simpler questions to reinforce student learning. Using a conversational style and research examples from published works, this comprehensive book walks readers through the entire research process and includes ample pedagogical support for SPSS, Excel, and APA style.
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Business Research Methods and Statistics Using SPSS

Author: Robert P Burns,Richard Burns

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446204766

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 560

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Ideal for those with a minimum of mathematical and statistical knowledge, Business Research Methods and Statistics Using SPSS provides an easy to follow approach to understanding and using quantitative methods and statistics. It is solidly grounded in the context of business and management research, enabling students to appreciate the practical applications of the techniques and procedures explained. The book is comprehensive in its coverage, including discussion of the business context, statistical analysis of data, survey methods, and reporting and presenting research. A companion website also contains four extra chapters for the more advanced student, along with PowerPoint slides for lecturers, and additional questions and exercises, all of which aim to help students to: - Understand the importance and application of statistics and quantitative methods in the field of business - Design effective research studies - Interpret statistical results - Use statistical information meaningfully - Use SPSS confidently
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Understanding Research Methods and Statistics

An Integrated Introduction for Psychology

Author: Gary W. Heiman

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780618043040

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 779

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This text successfully integrates statistics and research methods, by placing statistics in the context of research to help students grasp both topics more clearly. Discussions include all major descriptive and experimental methods, as well as primary and secondary statistical procedures.
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Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology

A practical guide for the undergraduate researcher

Author: Ron McQueen,Christina Knussen

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0273735101

Category: Psychology

Page: 576

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This second edition has been substantially revised and expanded to form a truly comprehensive, practical guide to research methods and statistical analysis. The text retains the successful student-centred approach, assuming no background knowledge. Logically and intuitively organised, the book introduces key terms and concepts, progressing through the process of selecting a study and analysing results right through to the final point of preparing a report. This edition has been extensively revised to offer more detailed coverage - including more depth on topics such as power, meta-analysis, ethics, the literature review, questionnaire design, small sample research, and graphing techniques. Coverage of qualitative methods has been expanded to include more on software tools and IPA. The book offers a range of support focused on essential concepts, practicalities, and a new feature to highlight important research from the scientific literature. The examples have been increased and updated to help clarify concepts and further support the reader in developing both a conceptual and practical understanding of research and analysis. The book relates to the most recent version of PASW statistics (previously SPSS).
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Research Methods and Statistics: A Critical Thinking Approach

Author: Sherri Jackson

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495510017

Category: Mathematics

Page: 448

View: 5686

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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.
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