Beginning Behavioral Research: A Conceptual Primer VitalSource eText (7e) : 9780133557084

Beginning Behavioral Research: A Conceptual Primer VitalSource eText (7e)

 
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7
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9780133557084
ISBN 10
 
0133557081
Published
 
16/01/2015
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Pearson Higher Ed USA
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Table of contents
PART I GETTING STARTED

Chapter 1 Behavioral Research and the Scientific Method
Chapter 2 From Hunches to Testable Hypotheses
Chapter 3 Ethical Considerations and Guidelines

PART II OBSERVATION AND MEASUREMENT

Chapter 4 Methods of Systematic Observation
Chapter 5 Methods for Looking Within Ourselves
Chapter 6 Reliability and Validity in Measurement and Research

PART III DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION

Chapter 7 Randomized Experiments and Causal Inference
Chapter 8 Nonrandomized Research and Causal Reasoning
Chapter 9 Survey Research and Subject Recruitment

PART IV DESCRIBING DATA AND DRAWING INFERENCES

Chapter 10 Summarizing the Data
Chapter 11 Correlating Variables
Chapter 12 Understanding p Values and Effect Size Indicators

PART V STATISTICAL TESTS

Chapter 13 The Comparison of Two Conditions
Chapter 14 Comparisons of More Than Two Conditions
Chapter 15 The Analysis of Frequency Tables

Appendices

Appendix A Reporting Your Research Results
Appendix B Statistical Tables
Appendix C Introduction to Meta-Analysis
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