Research Methods in Psychology, 6th edition

  • Dennis Howitt
  • Duncan Cramer

Research Methods in Psychology

ISBN-13:  9781292276700

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Overview

Comprehensive, clear, and practical, Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology, sixth edition is the essential student guide to understanding and undertaking quantitative and qualitative research in psychology. Revised throughout, this new edition includes a new chapter on ‘Managing your research project’. This is the ideal guide for students just beginning and those moving on to more advanced research methods projects in psychology.

Table of contents

  • Part 1 Basics of research
  • 1 Role of research in psychology
  • 2 Aims and hypotheses in research
  • 3 Variables, concepts and measures
  • 4 Problems of generalisation and decision-making in research: Chance findings and sample size
  • 5 Research reports: The total picture
  • 6 Improving your quantitative write-up
  • 7 Literature search
  • 8 Ethics and data management in research
  • Part 2 Quantitative research methods
  • 9 Basic laboratory experiments
  • 10 Advanced experimental designs
  • 11 Cross-sectional or correlational research: Non-manipulation studies
  • 12 Longitudinal studies
  • 13 Sampling and population surveys
  • 14 Data analysis issues and scientific progress
  • Part 3 Fundamentals of testing and measurement
  • 15 Psychological tests: Their use and construction
  • 16 Reliability and validity: Evaluating the value of tests and measures
  • 17 Coding data
  • Part 4 Qualitative research methods
  • 18 Why qualitative research?
  • 19 Qualitative data collection
  • 20 Transcribing language data: Jefferson system
  • 21 Thematic analysis
  • 22 Grounded theory
  • 23 Discourse analysis
  • 24 Conversation analysis
  • 25 Interpretative phenomenological analysis
  • 26 Evaluating qualitative research
  • 27 Improving your qualitative write-up
  • Part 5 Research for projects, dissertations and theses
  • 28 Developing ideas for research
  • 29 Managing your research project
  • Glossary

Published by Pearson (January 22nd 2020) - Copyright © 2020