Experimental Psychology Methods of Research

Frank J. McGuigan

Editura: Pearson
For one-quarter/semester, sophomore/graduate-level courses in Research Methods and Experimental Psychology.This text explores the field of experimental psychology from the standpoint of scientific methodology and methods of experimentation, rather than from specific content areas. It leads students step-by-step through the process of effectively completing statistical analyses for the major research designs used in behavioral research and emphasizes the mutual facilitation of pure and applied research and the wise application of effective research methods to benefit society.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins :

     1. An Overview of Experimentation.

     2. The Problem.

     3. The Hypothesis.

     4. The Experimental Variables and How to Control Them.

     5. The Research Plan.

     6. Experimental Design: The Case of Two Independent Groups.

     7. Experimental Design: The Case of More Than Two Independent Groups.

     8. Experimental Design: The Factorial Design.

     9. Correlations and Experimental Designs.

    10. Experimental Design: Single-Subject (N=1) Research.

    11. Quasi-Experimental Designs: Seeking Solutions to Society's Problems.

    12. Generalization, Explanation, and Prediction in Psychology.

    Appendix A: Statistical Tables.

    Appendix B: Writing Up Your Experiment.

    Appendix C: The Use of Computers in Research.

    Appendix D: Ethical Principles in the Conduct of Psychological Research.

    Appendix E: American P
  • Data Publicarii : 1997
  • Editie : 7
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 480
  • ISBN : 9780133988840
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