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Research methods in psychology : evaluating a world of information

Research methods in psychology : evaluating a world of information

Author: Beth Morling
Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third EditionView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beth Morling
ISBN: 9780393617542 0393617548
OCLC Number: 1140959603
Notes: "Revised edition of the author's Research methods in psychology, [2015]".-- Contraportada.
Target Audience: Pregrado
Description: xxviii, 623 páginas : ilustraciones a color ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction to scientific reasoning --
Psychology is a way of thinking --
Sources of information : why research is best and how to find it --
Three claims, four validities : interrogation tools for consumers of research --
Research foundations for any claim --
Ethical guidelines for psychology research --
Identifying good measurement --
Tools for evaluating frequency claims --
Surveys and observations : describing what people do --
Sampling : estimating the frequency of behaviors and beliefs --
Tools for evaluating association claims --
Bivariate correlational research --
Multivariate correlational research --
Tools for evaluating causal claims --
Introduction to simple experiments --
More on experiments : confounding and obscuring variables --
Experiments with more than one independent variable --
Balancing research priorities --
Quasi-experiments and small-n designs --
Replication, generalization, and the real world --
Appendix A: Random numbers and how to use them --
Appendix B: Statistical tables.
Responsibility: Beth Morling.


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