Doing Research: A Lab Manual for Psychology

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Doing Research: A Lab Manual for Psychology

Format:  Paperback,

154 pages

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Publish Date: May 2006

ISBN-13: 9780495005711

ISBN-10: 0495005711

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Conduct effective research projects with DOING RESEARCH: A LAB MANUAL FOR PSYCHOLOGY With an emphasis on active learning, this psychology lab manual illustrates how to effectively perform research in a variety of specific areas such as social, neurocognitive, health, and developmental psychology.


Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publish Date: May 2006
ISBN-13: 9780495005711
ISBN-10: 0495005711
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 154
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.65
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 7.75 x 9.5 x 0.5

Chapter outline

About the Authorp. ii
Dedicationp. v
Note to Studentsp. ix
Note to Instructorsp. xi
Preparing to Design a Studyp. 1
Finding a Topicp. 3
Finding and Critically Reading Appropriate Articlesp. 9
Ethics of Researchp. 17
Using APA Style Writingp. 23
Descriptive and Inferential Statisticsp. 31
Research Designs-Nonexperimentalp. 39
Correlational Designp. 41
Surveysp. 47
Other Nonexperimental Designsp. 55
Research Designs-Experimentalp. 61
Two-Group Designsp. 63
Three-Group Designsp. 75
Factorial Designsp. 87
Single Subject Designsp. 105
Designing and Reporting Your Studyp. 111
Designing Your Studyp. 113
Writing a Discussion Sectionp. 121
Appendixesp. 127
Instructions for Papersp. 129
SPSS Instructionsp. 132
Chi-Square Analysisp. 134
Graphingp. 137
Effect Sizep. 139
Practice What You've Learnedp. 147
Referencesp. 151
Indexp. 153

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