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Research methods for the behavioral sciences

Author: Frederick J Gravetter; Lori-Ann B Forzano
Publisher: Australia ; Belmont, CA : Wadsworth, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Leads students through the research process from start to finish. This text opens with tips and strategies for generating research ideas, moves to selecting measures and participants, and then offers  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick J Gravetter; Lori-Ann B Forzano
ISBN: 9781111342258 1111342253 9780324829600 0324829604 9781111342265 1111342261
OCLC Number: 731822961
Description: xxii, 618 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Methods for acquiring knowledge --
2. Finding research ideas --
3. Research ethics --
4. Measuring variables --
5. Sampling techniques --
6. Approaches to research : internal and external validity --
7. Descriptive research --
8. The correlational research strategy --
9. True experiments --
10. The between-subjects experimental design --
11. The within-subjects experimental design --
12. The nonexperimental and quasi-experimental research strategies --
13. Factorial designs --
14. Statistical analyses --
15. Single-subject research designs --
16. An introduction to APA-style research reports --
Appendies A. Random number table and instruction --
Appendies B. Statistics demonstrations and statistical tables --
Appendies C. Instructions for using SPSS --
Appendies D. Sample APA-style research report manuscript for publication.
Responsibility: Frederick J Gravetter, Lori-Ann B. Forzano.

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1. Methods for Acquiring Knowledge. 2. Finding Research Ideas. 3. Research Ethics. 4. Measuring Variables. 5. Sampling Techniques. 6. Approaches to Research: Internal and External Validity. 7. Read more...

 
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