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    DescriptionIntroduction to Research Methods in Psychology, 4th edition is an essential introduction to research methods in psychology. With comprehensive coverage of both quantitative and qualitative methods as well as the ethical and legal realities of carrying out research, this is the ideal guide for students just beginning and those moving on to more advanced projects.

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    Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Dennis Howitt, By (author) Duncan Cramer
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 536
    Width: 196 mm
    Height: 264 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 1,148 g
    ISBN 13: 9780273775058
    ISBN 10: 0273775057

    BIC E4L: PSY
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.2T
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    BIC subject category V2: GPS
    LC classification: BF
    B&T General Subject: 670
    Abridged Dewey: 150
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    BIC subject category V2: JMB
    BISAC V2.8: PSY030000
    DC23: 150.721
    Thema V1.0: JMB, GPS
    4, Revised
    Edition statement
    4th Revised edition
    Pearson Education Limited
    Imprint name
    Pearson Education Limited
    Publication date
    03 September 2014
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    Table of contents
    Part 1 The basics of research 1 The role of research in psychology 2 Aims and hypotheses in research 3 Variables, concepts and measures 4 The problems of generalisationn and decision-making in research: Chance findings and sample size 5 Research reports: The total picture 6 Examples of how to write research reports 7 The literature search 8 Ethics and data management in research Part 2 Quantitative research methods 9 The basic laboratory experiment 10 Advanced experimental design 11 Cross-sectional or correlational research: Non-manipulation studies 12 Longitudinal studies 13 Sampling and population surveys Part 3 Fundamentals of testing and measurement 14 Psychological tests: Their use and construction 15 Reliability and validity: Evaluating the value of tests and measures 16 Coding data Part 4 Qualitative research methods 17 Why qualitative research? 18 Qualitative data collection 19 Transcribing language data: The Jefferson system 20 Thematic analysis 21 Grounded theory 22 Discourse analysis 23 Conversation analysis 24 Interpretative phenomenological analysis 25 Evaluating and writing up qualitative research Part 5 Research for projects, dissertations and theses 26 Developing ideas for research Glossary References Index