Research Methods in Psychology
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Research Methods in Psychology

By Paul C. Price, Rajiv S. Jhangiani, and I-Chant A. Chiang
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Book Description

Second Canadian Edition

Table of Contents
  • Cover
  • Title Page
  • Copyright
  • Dedication
  • Table Of Contents
  • About This Book
  • Acknowledgements
  • Preface
  • Chapter 1: The Science of Psychology
    • Understanding Science
    • Scientific Research in Psychology
    • Science and Common Sense
    • Science and Clinical Practice
  • Chapter 2: Getting Started in Research
    • Basic Concepts
    • Generating Good Research Questions
    • Reviewing the Research Literature
  • Chapter 3: Research Ethics
    • Moral Foundations of Ethical Research
    • From Moral Principles to Ethics Codes
    • Putting Ethics Into Practice
  • Chapter 4: Theory in Psychology
    • Phenomena and Theories
    • The Variety of Theories in Psychology
    • Using Theories in Psychological Research
  • Chapter 5: Psychological Measurement
    • Understanding Psychological Measurement
    • Reliability and Validity of Measurement
    • Practical Strategies for Psychological Measurement
  • Chapter 6: Experimental Research
    • Experiment Basics
    • Experimental Design
    • Conducting Experiments
  • Chapter 7: Nonexperimental Research
    • Overview of Nonexperimental Research
    • Correlational Research
    • Quasi-Experimental Research
    • Qualitative Research
  • Chapter 8: Complex Research Designs
    • Multiple Dependent Variables
    • Multiple Independent Variables
    • Complex Correlational Designs
  • Chapter 9: Survey Research
    • Overview of Survey Research
    • Constructing Survey Questionnaires
    • Conducting Surveys
  • Chapter 10: Single-Subject Research
    • Overview of Single-Subject Research
    • Single-Subject Research Designs
    • The Single-Subject Versus Group “Debate”
  • Chapter 11: Presenting Your Research
    • American Psychological Association (APA) Style
    • Writing a Research Report in American Psychological Association (APA) Style
    • Other Presentation Formats
  • Chapter 12: Descriptive Statistics
    • Describing Single Variables
    • Describing Statistical Relationships
    • Expressing Your Results
    • Conducting Your Analyses
  • Chapter 13: Inferential Statistics
    • Understanding Null Hypothesis Testing
    • Some Basic Null Hypothesis Tests
    • Additional Considerations
    • From the “Replicability Crisis” to Open Science Practices
  • Glossary
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