Research Methods, Design, and Analysis, Global Edition eBook (12e) : 9781292068466

Research Methods, Design, and Analysis, Global Edition eBook (12e)

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About the book

Encourages mastery of the basic principles of psychological research

Research Methods, Design, and Analysis, 12/e, provides an understanding of the research methods used to investigate human thought and behavior. The coverage of experimental, qualitative, correlational, and survey research helps students develop their research skills for all aspects of psychology. Information is presented in a simple and straightforward manner and placed into context of actual research studies, helping students make real-life connections.

Table of contents
PART I: Introduction

Chapter 1: Introduction to Scientific Research

Chapter 2: Research Approaches and Methods of Data Collection

PART II: Planning the Research Study

Chapter 3: Problem Identification and Hypothesis Formation

Chapter 4: Ethics

PART III: Foundations of Research

Chapter 5: Measuring Variables and Sampling

Chapter 6: Research Validity

PART IV: Experimental Methods

Chapter 7: Control Techniques in Experimental Research

Chapter 8: Experimental Research Design

Chapter 9: Procedure for Conducting an Experiment

Chapter 10: Quasi-Experimental Designs

Chapter 11: Single-Case Research Designs

PART V: Survey, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods Research

Chapter 12: Survey Research

Chapter 13: Qualitative and Mixed Methods Research

PART VI: Analyzing and Interpreting Data

Chapter 14: Descriptive Statistics

Chapter 15: Inferential Statistics

PART VII: Writing the Research Report

Chapter 16: Preparing the Research Report for Presentation or Publication
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