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Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology

2nd Edition

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  • Date Published: December 2018
  • availability: Not yet published - available from December 2018
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781108423113

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  • Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology provides a seamless introduction to the subject, identifying various research areas and analyzing how one can approach them statistically. The text provides a solid empirical foundation for undergraduate psychology majors, and it prepares the reader to think critically and evaluate psychological research and claims they might hear in the news or popular press. This second edition features updated examples of research and new illustrations of important principles. It also includes updated coverage of ethical issues in research and of current diversity issues.

    • Presents the pitfalls of research so students can avoid them and understand the problem solving aspect of research.
    • Includes 'living' research examples that are contemporary and interesting to capture student interest in the topic
    • Offers guidelines for creating APA-style papers, presentations and posters
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    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: December 2018
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781108423113
    • dimensions: 244 x 196 x 28 mm
    • weight: 1.41kg
    • contains: 52 b/w illus.
    • availability: Not yet published - available from December 2018
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    1. Psychology, science, and life
    2. Ethics in research
    3. Planning research
    4. Practical issues in planning your research
    5. Organizing data with descriptive statistics
    6. Conducting an experiment
    7. Experimental methods
    8. Basic inferential statistics
    9. Looking for differences between two treatments
    10. Looking for differences among multiple treatments
    11. Multiple independent variables
    12. Principles of survey research
    13. Correlation, regression
    and non-parametric tests
    14. People are different
    Appendix A
    Appendix B
    Appendix C
    Index.

  • Authors

    Bernard C. Beins, Ithaca College, New York
    Bernard C. Beins is Professor of Psychology at Ithaca College, New York. He received the Charles Brewer Excellence in Teaching Award from the American Psychological Foundation of American Psychological Association. He has authored, co-authored, or co-edited 17 traditional and electronic books on research, critical thinking, and pedagogy; 50 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters; over 275 presentations; and overseen over 100 student presentations. He is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science; American Psychological Association Divisions 1 (Society for General Psychology), 2 (Society for the Teaching of Psychology), 3 (Society for Experimental and Cognitive Science), and 52 (International Psychology); and the Eastern Psychological Association.

    Maureen A. McCarthy, Ball State University, Indiana
    Maureen A. McCarthy is Dean of the College of Sciences and Humanities and Professor of Psychological Science at Ball State University, Indiana. She is a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, the American Psychological Association (Division 2), and the Eastern Psychological Association. She has authored more than 50 publications including refereed journal articles, book chapters, edited books, policy documents, and books.

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