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Understanding research methods and statistics in psychology

Author: Helen Gavin
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : SAGE, 2008.
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To enable all undergraduate psychology students to carry out their own investigations, this textbook covers basic and advanced qualitative and quantitative methods and follows a sequential structure starting from first principles to more advanced techniques.
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Gavin, Helen.
Understanding research methods and statistics in psychology.
Los Angeles, CA : SAGE, 2008
(DLC) 2008920885
(OCoLC)179793398
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Gavin
ISBN: 9781446204603 144620460X 9781446214565 1446214567
OCLC Number: 608110854
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 404 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: PART ONE: FIRST EXPLORATIONS The Range of Research Ethics in Research Some Shocking Cases Some Basic Concepts in Psychological Research PART TWO: BEGINNING QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH Using Numbers to Describe Behaviour Inferential Statistics Why and What? Simple Experimental Designs Being Watched Single Factorial Designs The Levels of Processing Experiments Survey Research Who is afraid of Crime? Correlational Designs The Poor Relation? PART THREE: COMPLEX QUANTITATIVE DESIGNS Factorial Designs with More than One Factor A Closer Look at Memory Multivariate Statistics Complex Correlational Designs and Analysis Stats Can Be Murder PART FOUR: BEGINNING QUALITATIVE RESEARCH Theory in Qualitative Research Designing Qualitative Research PART FIVE: COMPLEX QUALITATIVE RESEARCH Interviews and Focus Groups Participant Observation Girls, Gangs and Aggression Thematic Analysis Discourse Analysis Power and Control Evaluation Research PART SIX: COMMUNICATION OF RESEARCH Communicating Research
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