Research-Methods-in-Psychology
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Research-Methods-in-Psychology

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Table of Contents
  • toc
    • 1 About This Book
    • 2 Acknowledgements
    • 3 Preface
  • 4 Chapter 1: The Science of Psychology
    • 5 1.1 Methods of Knowing
    • 6 1.2 Understanding Science
    • 7 1.3 Goals of Science
    • 8 1.4 Science and Common Sense
    • 9 1.5 Experimental and Clinical Psychologists
  • 10 Chapter 2: Overview of the Scientific Method
    • 11 2.1 A Model of Scientific Research in Psychology
    • 12 2.2 Finding a Research Topic
    • 13 2.3 Generating Good Research Questions
    • 14 2.4 Developing a Hypothesis
    • 15 2.5 Designing a Research Study
    • 16 2.6 Analyzing the Data
    • 17 2.7 Drawing Conclusions and Reporting the Results
  • 18 Chapter 3: Research Ethics
    • 19 3.1 Moral Foundations of Ethical Research
    • 20 3.2 From Moral Principles to Ethics Codes
    • 21 3.3 Putting Ethics Into Practice
  • 22 Chapter 4: Psychological Measurement
    • 23 4.1 Understanding Psychological Measurement
    • 24 4.2 Reliability and Validity of Measurement
    • 25 4.3 Practical Strategies for Psychological Measurement
  • 26 Chapter 5: Experimental Research
    • 27 5.1 Experiment Basics
    • 28 5.2 Experimental Design
    • 29 5.3 Experimentation and Validity
    • 30 5.4 Practical Considerations
  • 31 Chapter 6: Nonexperimental Research
    • 32 6.1 Overview of Non-Experimental Research
    • 33 6.2 Correlational Research
    • 34 6.3 Complex Correlation
    • 35 6.4 Qualitative Research
    • 36 6.5 Observational Research
  • 37 Chapter 7: Survey Research
    • 38 7.1 Overview of Survey Research
    • 39 7.2 Constructing Surveys
    • 40 7.3 Conducting Surveys
  • 41 Chapter 8: Quasi-Experimental Research
    • 42 8.1 One-Group Designs
    • 43 8.2 Non-Equivalent Groups Designs
  • 44 Chapter 9: Factorial Designs
    • 45 9.1 Setting Up a Factorial Experiment
    • 46 9.2 Interpreting the Results of a Factorial Experiment
  • 47 Chapter 10: Single-Subject Research
    • 48 10.1 Overview of Single-Subject Research
    • 49 10.2 Single-Subject Research Designs
    • 50 10.3 The Single-Subject Versus Group “Debate”
  • 51 Chapter 11: Presenting Your Research
    • 52 11.1 American Psychological Association (APA) Style
    • 53 11.2 Writing a Research Report in American Psychological Association (APA) Style
    • 54 11.3 Other Presentation Formats
  • 55 Chapter 12: Descriptive Statistics
    • 56 12.1 Describing Single Variables
    • 57 12.2 Describing Statistical Relationships
    • 58 12.3 Expressing Your Results
    • 59 12.4 Conducting Your Analyses
  • 60 Chapter 13: Inferential Statistics
    • 61 13.1 Understanding Null Hypothesis Testing
    • 62 13.2 Some Basic Null Hypothesis Tests
    • 63 13.3 Additional Considerations
    • 64 13.4 From the “Replicability Crisis” to Open Science Practices
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