Discovering Research Methods in Psychology

Discovering Research Methods in Psychology

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Discovering Research Methods in Psychology: A Student's Guide presents an accessible introduction to the research methodology techniques that underpin the field of psychology Offers a unique narrative approach to introducing the complexities of psychological research methods to first year students Introduces the reader to the three main types of research methods used in psychology ? observation, experimentation and survey methods Provides clear summaries of 21st-century published studies that reflect diversity and best illustrate issues in research methodology Includes an emphasis on topics of most interest to students, from those with a personal perspective such as romantic relationships, prejudice and career decisions, to clinical topics including eating disorders, heavy drinking and paranoia Features a comprehensive glossary of all research terminology used in the narrativeThe majority of the text consists of clear summaries of carefully-chosen contemporary studies that reflect diversity while introducing the reader to the three main types of research methods used in psychology: observation, experimentation, ...

Title:Discovering Research Methods in Psychology
Author:L. D. Sanders
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2009-10-06


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