Research Methods Concepts and Connections

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Edition: 3rd
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2020-12-30
Publisher(s): Worth Publishers
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Summary

PACKAGE WITH LAUNCHPAD SOLO FOR RESEARCH METHODS

With over two decades of classroom experience, Michael Passer knows how to guide students through the ins and outs of research methods. In this remarkable text, Passer’s experience leads to chapters filled with clear explanations, resonant examples, and contemporary research from across the breadth of modern psychology, all while anticipating common questions and misunderstandings.

The new edition has been fully updated to reflect the latest APA style guidelines, as well as the updated APA Code of Conduct and ethical principles. It features full-page infographics summarizing key concepts and fully updated research. It can be packaged FREE with Worth Publishers’ LaunchPad Solo for Research Methods—the ideal online component for the text, featuring videos and activities that put students in the role of either experimenter or research subject.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Part I: Foundations
Chapter 1: Science and Psychology
Chapter 2: Conducting Psychological Research
Chapter 3: Conducting Ethical Research
Chapter 4: Defining and Measuring Variables
Part II: Descriptive Research
Chapter 5: Correlation and Correlational Research
Chapter 6: Case Studies and Observational Research
Chapter 7: Survey Research
Part III: Experiments: Core Designs
Chapter 8: Single-Factor Experimental Designs
Chapter 9: Factorial Designs
Chapter 10: Experimentation and Validity: A Closer Look
Part IV: Experiments: Specialized Designs
Chapter 11: Quasi-Experimental Designs
Chapter 12: Single-Case Experimental Designs
Part V: Analyzing and Communicating the Results
Statistics Modules
Appendix A: Communicating Research Results
Appendix B: American Psychological Association Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct
Appendix C: Statistical Tables
Appendix D: Answers to Thinking Critically and Applying Your Knowledge Questions
Glossary
References
Name Index
Subject Index

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