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Research methods in psychology / John J. Shaughnessy, Hope College, Eugene B. Zechmeister, Loyola University of Chicago, Jeanne S. Zechmeister.

By: Shaughnessy, John J, 1947-.
Contributor(s): Zechmeister, Eugene B, 1944- | Zechmeister, Jeanne S.
Series: Research methods in psychology.Publisher: Dubuque : McGraw-Hill Education, [2015]Edition: Tenth edition.Description: xviii, 489 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780077825362; 0077825365; 9781259252969; 1259252965.Subject(s): Psychology -- Research -- Methodology -- Textbooks | Psychology, Experimental -- Textbooks | Psychology, Experimental | Psychology -- Research -- Methodology | Forschungsmethode | Psychologie | Psychology -- methods | Research DesignGenre/Form: Lehrbuch. | Textbooks.
Contents:
Preface -- General issues -- Introduction -- The scientific method -- Ethical issues in the conduct of psychological research -- Descriptive methods -- Observation -- Survey research -- Experimental methods -- Independent groups designs -- Repeated measures designs -- Complex designs -- Single-case designs and small-n research -- Quasi-experimental designs and program evaluation -- Data analysis and interpretation -- Describing data, confidence intervals, correlation -- Communication in psychology -- Glossary -- References -- Credits -- Name index -- Subject index.
Summary: "Research Methods in Psychology provides an introduction to the research process that helps students become competent practitioners of research methods. Now in its tenth edition, Shaughnessy and the Zechmeisters continue to engage students by illustrating how the methods described are used to advance knowledge of behavior. The well-organized topics and clearly written text will help ignite students' enthusiasm about the research process."--cover, page 4.
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Books Books American University in Dubai American University in Dubai Main Collection BF76.5.S46 2015 C1 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 5182768

Includes bibliographical references (pages 451-469) and index.

Preface -- General issues -- Introduction -- The scientific method -- Ethical issues in the conduct of psychological research -- Descriptive methods -- Observation -- Survey research -- Experimental methods -- Independent groups designs -- Repeated measures designs -- Complex designs -- Single-case designs and small-n research -- Quasi-experimental designs and program evaluation -- Data analysis and interpretation -- Describing data, confidence intervals, correlation -- Communication in psychology -- Glossary -- References -- Credits -- Name index -- Subject index.

"Research Methods in Psychology provides an introduction to the research process that helps students become competent practitioners of research methods. Now in its tenth edition, Shaughnessy and the Zechmeisters continue to engage students by illustrating how the methods described are used to advance knowledge of behavior. The well-organized topics and clearly written text will help ignite students' enthusiasm about the research process."--cover, page 4.

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