Research In Psychology: Methods and Design

Research In Psychology: Methods and Design

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  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: C. James Goodwin;Kerri A. Goodwin
  • Publish Date: 2012-11-27


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An appealing, understandable, and valuable text, Research in Psychology: Methods and Design, 7th edition continues to offer its readers a clear, concise look at psychological science, experimental methods, and correlational research. This new edition also includes an added emphasis on research ethics; how the APA’s most recent code of ethics is applied to research, and the issue of scientific fraud. Rounded out with helpful learning aids, step-by-step instructions, and detailed examples of real research studies makes the material easy to read and student-friendly.

  • Research examples range from contemporary research to classic studies in order to illustrate various methodological points and enhance critical thinking.
  • Early coverage of experiments: The text gets to experiments as quickly as possible, and covers non-experimental research after experiments.
  • Engaging historical material: Origins boxes show how different research methods and concepts have evolved.
  • Extensive student review and application exercises: These provide opportunities for isntructors to engage their students in active learning.
  • Self Tests are found throughout the chapters to give students the change to test their knowledge.

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