Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology

Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology
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Author: R. A. McQueen,Christina Knussen
Pages: 550
ISBN: 0273735063
Release: 2013-01-01
Editor: Pearson Education

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This second edition has been substantially revised and expanded to form a truly comprehensive, practical guide to research methods and statistical analysis. The text retains the successful student-centred approach, assuming no background knowledge. Logically and intuitively organised, the book introduces key terms and concepts, progressing through the process of selecting a study and analysing results right through to the final point of preparing a report. This edition has been extensively revised to offer more detailed coverage - including more depth on topics such as power, meta-analysis, ethics, the literature review, questionnaire design, small sample research, and graphing techniques. Coverage of qualitative methods has been expanded to include more on software tools and IPA. The book offers a range of support focused on essential concepts, practicalities, and a new feature to highlight important research from the scientific literature. The examples have been increased and updated to help clarify concepts and further support the reader in developing both a conceptual and practical understanding of research and analysis. The book relates to the most recent version of PASW statistics (previously SPSS).

Research Methods and Statistics

Research Methods and Statistics
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Author: Ian Walker
Pages: 200
ISBN: 9781137200426
Release: 2010-08-20
Editor: Macmillan International Higher Education

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Whether it's designing a study, conducting an experiment, or analyzing the results, research methods are an integral part of Psychology. In this student-friendly introduction, Walker covers the different types of study, quantitative data, statistics and ethics. This book is the perfect tool to help build students' confidence in this vital area.

Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology

Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology
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Author: Hugh Coolican
Pages: 774
ISBN: 9781134638680
Release: 2017-08-16
Editor: Psychology Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This sixth edition of Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology has been fully revised and updated, providing students with the most readable and comprehensive survey of research methods, statistical concepts and procedures in psychology today. Assuming no prior knowledge, this bestselling text takes you through every stage of your research project giving advice on planning and conducting studies, analysing data and writing up reports. The book provides clear coverage of statistical procedures, and includes everything needed from nominal level tests to multi-factorial ANOVA designs, multiple regression and log linear analysis. It features detailed and illustrated SPSS instructions for all these procedures eliminating the need for an extra SPSS textbook. New features in the sixth edition include: "Tricky bits" - in-depth notes on the things that students typically have problems with, including common misunderstandings and likely mistakes. Improved coverage of qualitative methods and analysis, plus updates to Grounded Theory, Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis and Discourse Analysis. A full and recently published journal article using Thematic Analysis, illustrating how articles appear in print. Discussion of contemporary issues and debates, including recent coverage of journals’ reluctance to publish replication of studies. Fully updated online links, offering even more information and useful resources, especially for statistics. Each chapter contains a glossary, key terms and newly integrated exercises, ensuring that key concepts are understood. A companion website (www.routledge.com/cw/coolican) provides additional exercises, revision flash cards, links to further reading and data for use with SPSS.

Research Methods and Statistics

Research Methods and Statistics
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Author: Janie H. Wilson,Shauna W. Joye
Pages: 488
ISBN: 9781483392165
Release: 2016-07-21
Editor: SAGE Publications

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This innovative text offers a completely integrated approach to teaching research methods and statistics by presenting a research question accompanied by the appropriate methods and statistical procedures needed to address it. Research questions and designs become more complex as chapters progress, building on simpler questions to reinforce student learning. Using a conversational style and research examples from published works, this comprehensive book walks readers through the entire research process and includes ample pedagogical support for SPSS, Excel, and APA style.

Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology

Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology
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Author: Bernard C. Beins,Maureen A. McCarthy
Pages: 520
ISBN: 9781108423113
Release: 2018-12-13
Editor: Cambridge University Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This seamless introduction to statistics and research methods identifies various research areas and analyzes how one approaches them statistically.

Business Research Methods and Statistics Using SPSS

Business Research Methods and Statistics Using SPSS
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Author: Robert P Burns,Richard Burns
Pages: 560
ISBN: 9781446204764
Release: 2008-11-20
Editor: SAGE

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Ideal for those with a minimum of mathematical and statistical knowledge, Business Research Methods and Statistics Using SPSS provides an easy to follow approach to understanding and using quantitative methods and statistics. It is solidly grounded in the context of business and management research, enabling students to appreciate the practical applications of the techniques and procedures explained. The book is comprehensive in its coverage, including discussion of the business context, statistical analysis of data, survey methods, and reporting and presenting research. A companion website also contains four extra chapters for the more advanced student, along with PowerPoint slides for lecturers, and additional questions and exercises, all of which aim to help students to: - Understand the importance and application of statistics and quantitative methods in the field of business - Design effective research studies - Interpret statistical results - Use statistical information meaningfully - Use SPSS confidently

Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology

Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology
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Author: S Alexander Haslam,Craig McGarty
Pages: 544
ISBN: 9781446297582
Release: 2014-02-11
Editor: SAGE

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The second edition of Haslam and McGarty′s best-selling textbook, Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology, provides students with a highly readable and comprehensive introduction to conducting research in psychology. The book guides readers through the range of choices involved in design, analysis, and presentation and is supplemented by a range of practical learning features both inside the book and online. These draw on the authors′ extensive experience as frontline researchers, and provide step-by-step guides to quantitative and qualitative methods and analyses. Written in an accessible and engaging style, this text encourages deep engagement with its subject matter and is designed to inspire students to feel passionate for the research process as a whole. This second edition offers: A comprehensive guide to the process of conducting psychological research from the ground up — covering multiple methodologies, experimental and survey design, data analysis, ethics, and report writing An extensive range of quantitative methods together with detailed step-by-step guides to running analyses using SPSS Extended coverage of qualitative methods ‘Research Bites’ in every chapter: thought-provoking examples of issues raised by contemporary society and research An extensive range of additional learning aids in the textbook to help reinforce learning and revision A host of on-line resources for instructors and students available on publication at www.sagepub.co.uk/haslamandmcgarty2e. Electronic inspection copies are available for instructors.

Quantitative and Statistical Research Methods

Quantitative and Statistical Research Methods
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Author: William E. Martin,Krista D. Bridgmon
Pages: 496
ISBN: 9781118234570
Release: 2012-07-09
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Quantitative and Statistical Research Methods This user-friendly textbook teaches students to understand andapply procedural steps in completing quantitative studies. Itexplains statistics while progressing through the steps of thehypothesis-testing process from hypothesis to results. The researchproblems used in the book reflect statistical applications relatedto interesting and important topics. In addition, the book providesa Research Analysis and Interpretation Guide to help studentsanalyze research articles. Designed as a hands-on resource, each chapter covers a singleresearch problem and offers directions for implementing theresearch method from start to finish. Readers will learn howto: Pinpoint research questions and hypotheses Identify, classify, and operationally define the studyvariables Choose appropriate research designs Conduct power analysis Select an appropriate statistic for the problem Use a data set Conduct data screening and analyses using SPSS Interpret the statistics Write the results related to the problem Quantitative and Statistical Research Methods allows students toimmediately, independently, and successfully apply quantitativemethods to their own research projects.

Statistical Research Methods

Statistical Research Methods
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Author: Roy Sabo,Edward Boone
Pages: 214
ISBN: 9781461487081
Release: 2013-10-22
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This textbook will help graduate students in non-statistics disciplines, advanced undergraduate researchers, and research faculty in the health sciences to learn, use and communicate results from many commonly used statistical methods. The material covered, and the manner in which it is presented, describe the entire data analysis process from hypothesis generation to writing the results in a manuscript. Chapters cover, among other topics: one and two-sample proportions, multi-category data, one and two-sample means, analysis of variance, and regression. Throughout the text, the authors explain statistical procedures and concepts using a non-statistical language. This accessible approach is complete with real-world examples and sample write-ups for the Methods and Results sections of scholarly papers. The text also allows for the concurrent use of the programming language R, which is an open-source program created, maintained and updated by the statistical community. R is freely available and easy to download.

Research Methods and Statistics for Business

Research Methods and Statistics for Business
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Author: Robert N. Lussier
Pages: 468
ISBN: 1577666585
Release: 2011
Editor: Waveland PressInc

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Summary: "Research Methods and Statistics for Business ... includes 30 research designs and 30 bivariate and multivariate statistical tests, taking students through a step-by-step process to select the appropriate statistical method. The authorʼs approach effectively integrates research and statistics, beginning with research methodology and then guiding students through the process of conducting their own statistical research, from the initial process of selecting the research topic through the finished research paper."--Waveland website, viewed 10th June, 2011.

Understanding Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology

Understanding Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology
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Author: Helen Gavin
Pages: 424
ISBN: 9781446204603
Release: 2008-02-18
Editor: SAGE

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Understanding and applying research methods and statistics in psychology is one of the corner stones of study at undergraduate level. To enable all undergraduate psychology students to carry out their own investigations the textbook covers basic and advanced qualitative and quantitative methods and follows a sequential structure starting from first principles to more advanced techniques. Accompanied by a companion website, the textbook: - Grounds all techniques to psychological theory relating each topic under discussion to well established pieces of research - Can be used by the student at beginning and more advanced undergraduate level - therefore a `one-stop' shop - Includes a creative and practical selection of heuristic devices that cement knowledge of the techniques and skills covered in the textbook

Research Methods and Statistics A Critical Thinking Approach

Research Methods and Statistics  A Critical Thinking Approach
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Author: Sherri L. Jackson
Pages: 528
ISBN: 1305257790
Release: 2015-01-01
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

RESEARCH METHODS AND STATISTICS: A CRITICAL THINKING APPROACH, 5th Edition, successfully illustrates the integration between statistics and research methods by demonstrating the ways to use statistics in analyzing data collected during research. Jackson's combined text adopts an inviting narrative style that speaks directly to students and draws them into the material, helping them overcome the initial apprehension they may feel at having to learn both subject areas at once. Focusing on the logic of the process and the methodology aspect of research, Jackson incorporates a student-friendly critical-thinking approach and presents examples and exercises to which students can relate. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Social Science Research Design and Statistics

Social Science Research Design and Statistics
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Author: Alfred P. Rovai,Jason D. Baker,Michael K. Ponton
Pages: 556
ISBN: 9780978718688
Release: 2013-09-01
Editor: Watertree Press LLC

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This book integrates social science research methods and the descriptions of over 40 univariate, bivariate, and multivariate tests to include a description of the purpose, key assumptions and requirements, example research question and null hypothesis, SPSS procedures, display and interpretation of SPSS output, and what to report for each test. It is classroom tested and current with IBM SPSS 22. This expanded second edition also features companion website materials including copies of the IBM SPSS datasets used to create the SPSS output presented in the book, and Microsoft PowerPoint presentations that display step-by-step instructions on how to run popular SPSS procedures. Included throughout the book are various sidebars highlighting key points, images and SPSS screenshots to assist understanding the material presented, self-test reviews at the end of each chapter, a decision tree to facilitate identification of the proper statistical test, examples of SPSS output with accompanying analysis and interpretations, links to relevant web sites, and a comprehensive glossary. Underpinning all these features is a concise, easy to understand explanation of the material.

Research Methods and Statistics

Research Methods and Statistics
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Author: Bernard C. Beins,Maureen A. McCarthy
Pages: 504
ISBN: 9780205893775
Release: 2011-11-21
Editor: Pearson Higher Ed

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Thinking critically about research and data analysis Beins and McCarthy present a seamless introduction to statistics and research methods, identifying different research areas and how one approaches them statistically. The text is designed for a one- or two-semester combined course in Statistics and Research Methods/Experimental Psychology. It helps students develop critical thinking skills about research and data analysis they see in the news and to evaluate claims people make based on that research. Teaching & Learning Experience Personalize Learning — The new MySearchLab with eText delivers proven results in helping students succeed and provides engaging experiences that personalize learning. Improve Critical Thinking — The entire text helps students develop critical thinking skills about research and data analysis they see in the news and to evaluate claims people make about research. Engage Students — “Living” research examples, as well as a Lab Manual and eText within MySearchLab capture student interest. Explore Research — In-text research examples and a lab manual included in MySearchLab help engage students in the research process. Support Instructors — MyTest, PowerPoints, and an instructor’s manual offer additional support for instructors. Note: MySearchLab with eText does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab with eText, please visit: www.mysearchlab.com or you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MySearchLab with eText (at no additional cost).

Your a to Z of Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology Made Simple

Your a to Z of Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology Made Simple
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Author: Barbara Kingsley,Julia Robertson
Pages: 120
ISBN: 9780198812944
Release: 2020-09
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A friendly and accessible guide to psychological research methods, Your A to Z of Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology is the perfect companion to your core research methods textbook. This clear and extensive A to Z covers all the key terms and concepts you need to navigate methods and statistics in psychology with ease.

Research Methods Statistics and Applications

Research Methods  Statistics  and Applications
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Author: Kathrynn A. Adams,Eva K. Lawrence
Pages: 672
ISBN: 9781506350479
Release: 2018-02-02
Editor: SAGE Publications

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

One of the greatest strengths of this text is the consistent integration of research methods and statistics so that students can better understand how the research process requires the combination of these elements. The end goal is to spark students′ interest in conducting research and to increase their ability to critically analyze it. In the new second edition of the text, Katherine Adams and Eva Lawrence have integrated additional information on online data collection and research methods, additional coverage of regression and ANOVA, and new examples to engage students.

Research Methods and Statistics for Public and Nonprofit Administrators

Research Methods and Statistics for Public and Nonprofit Administrators
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Author: Masami Nishishiba,Matthew Jones,Mariah Kraner
Pages: 392
ISBN: 9781483301419
Release: 2013-09-17
Editor: SAGE Publications

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Research Methods and Statistics for Public and Nonprofit Administrators: A Practical Guide is a comprehensive, easy-to-read, core text that thoroughly prepares readers to apply research methods and data analysis to the professional environments of public and non-profit administration. The authors expertly incorporate original case examples to demonstrate concepts using “real actors,” facing specific scenarios, in which research methods must be applied. This unique approach—presented in language accessible to both students new to research as well as current practitioners—guides the reader in fully understanding the research options detailed throughout the text.

Understanding Research Methods and Statistics

Understanding Research Methods and Statistics
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Author: Gary W. Heiman
Pages: 779
ISBN: 0618043047
Release: 2001
Editor: Wadsworth Publishing Company

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This text successfully integrates statistics and research methods, by placing statistics in the context of research to help students grasp both topics more clearly. Discussions include all major descriptive and experimental methods, as well as primary and secondary statistical procedures.

Quantitative and Statistical Research Methods

Quantitative and Statistical Research Methods
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Author: William E. Martin,Krista D. Bridgmon
Pages: 496
ISBN: 0470631821
Release: 2012-08-21
Editor: Jossey-Bass

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Quantitative and Statistical Research Methods This user-friendly textbook teaches students to understand and apply procedural steps in completing quantitative studies. It explains statistics while progressing through the steps of the hypothesis-testing process from hypothesis to results. The research problems used in the book reflect statistical applications related to interesting and important topics. In addition, the book provides a Research Analysis and Interpretation Guide to help students analyze research articles. Designed as a hands-on resource, each chapter covers a single research problem and offers directions for implementing the research method from start to finish. Readers will learn how to: Pinpoint research questions and hypotheses Identify, classify, and operationally define the study variables Choose appropriate research designs Conduct power analysis Select an appropriate statistic for the problem Use a data set Conduct data screening and analyses using SPSS Interpret the statistics Write the results related to the problem Quantitative and Statistical Research Methods allows students to immediately, independently, and successfully apply quantitative methods to their own research projects.

The Neuroscience of Creativity

The Neuroscience of Creativity
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Author: Anna Abraham
Pages: 386
ISBN: 9781107176461
Release: 2018-10-25
Editor: Cambridge University Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Discover how the creative brain works across musical, literary, visual artistic, kinesthetic and scientific spheres, and how to study it.