Handbook of Research Methods in Social and Personality Psychology

Handbook of Research Methods in Social and Personality Psychology

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This indispensable sourcebook covers conceptual and practical issues in research design in the field of social and personality psychology. Key experts address specific methods and areas of research, contributing to a comprehensive overview of contemporary practice. This updated and expanded second edition offers current commentary on social and personality psychology, reflecting the rapid development of this dynamic area of research over the past decade. With the help of this up-to-date text, both seasoned and beginning social psychologists will be able to explore the various tools and methods available to them in their research as they craft experiments and imagine new methodological possibilities.
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  • Electronic book text
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 134 b/w illus. 44 tables
  • 113969863X
  • 9781139698634

Table of contents

Introduction to the second edition Harry T. Reis and Charles M. Judd; 1. Scratch an itch with a brick: why we do research Susan T. Fiske; Part I. Design and Inference Considerations: 2. Research design and issues of validity Marilynn B. Brewer and William D. Crano; 3. Research design Eliot R. Smith; 4. Causal inference and generalization in field settings: experimental and quasi-experimental designs Stephen G. West, Heining Cham and Yu Liu; 5. Field research methods Elizabeth Levy Paluck and Robert B. Cialdini; Part II. Procedural Possibilities: 6. Using physiological indexes in social psychological research Jim Blascovich; 7. Research methods in social and affective neuroscience Eliot T. Berkman, William A. Cunningham and Matthew D. Lieberman; 8. Behavior genetic research methods: testing quasi-causal hypotheses using multivariate twin data Erica Turkheimer and K. Paige Harden; 9. Methods of small group research Norbert L. Kerr and R. Scott Tindale; 10. Inducing and measuring emotion and affect: tips, tricks, and secrets Karen S. Quigley, Kristen A. Lindquist and Lisa Feldman Barrett; 11. Complex dynamical systems in social and personality psychology: theory, modeling, and analysis Michael J. Richardson, Rick Dale and Kerry L. Marsh; 12. Implicit measures in social and personality psychology Bertram Gawronski and Jan De Houwer; 13. The mind in the middle: a practical guide to priming and automaticity research John A. Bargh and Tanya L. Chartrand; 14. Behavioral observation and coding Richard E. Heyman, Michael F. Lorber, J. Mark Eddy and Tessa V. West; 15. Methods for studying everyday experience in its natural context Harry T. Reis, Shelley L. Gable and Michael R. Maniaci; 16. Survey research Jon A. Krosnick, Paul L. Lavrakas and Nuri Kim; 17. Conducting research on the Internet Michael R. Maniaci and Ronald D. Rogge; Part III. Data Analytic Strategies: 18. Measurement, reliability, construct validation, and scale construction Oliver P. John and Veronica Benet-Martinez; 19. Exploring causal and noncausal hypotheses in nonexperimental data Leandre R. Fabrigar and Duane T. Wegener; 20. Advanced psychometrics: confirmatory factor analysis, item response theory, and the study of measurement invariance Keith F. Widaman and Kevin J. Grimm; 21. Multilevel and longitudinal modeling Alexander M. Schoemann, Mijke Rhemtulla and Todd D. Little; 22. The design and analysis of data from dyads and groups David A. Kenny and Deborah A. Kashy; 23. Nasty data: unruly, ill-mannered observations can ruin your analysis Gary H. McClelland; 24. Missing data analysis Gina L. Mazza and Craig K. Enders; 25. Meditation and moderation Charles M. Judd, Vincent Y. Yzerbyt and Dominique Muller; 26. Meta-analysis of research in social and personality psychology Blair T. Johnson and Alice H. Eagly.
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'This is by far the most comprehensive and cutting-edge collection of research methods in social and personality psychology. The first edition was an invaluable part of my graduate research methods course and this new edition looks even better.' Stephen J. Read, University of Southern California
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About Charles M. Judd

Harry T. Reis is Professor of Psychology in the Department of Clinical and Social Sciences, University of Rochester. He is the co-author of Interpersonal Influence and the editor of Naturalistic Approaches to Studying Social Interaction. Charles M. Judd is Professor of Psychology at the University of Colorado. He is the author of Data Analysis: A Model Comparison Approach and Research Methods in Social Relations.
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