Research design explained / Mark Mitchell, Janina Jolley
By: Mitchell, Mark L.
Contributor(s): Jolley, Janina M.Publisher: Belmont, Calif. : Thomson/Wadsworth, c2007Edition: 6th ed.Description: xxiv, 611 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780495093626; 0495093629.Subject(s): Psychology -- Research -- Methodology | Psychology, Experimental -- Research -- MethodologyDDC classification: 150.72
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Science, psychology, and you - 2. Ethics and validity - 3. Generating and refining research hypotheses - 4. Reading and evaluating research - 5. Measuring and manipulating variables: reliability and validity - 6. Beyond reliability and validity: the best measure for your study - 7. Introduction to descriptive methods and correlational research - 8. Survey research - 9. Internal validity - 10. The simple experiment - 11. Expanding the simple experiment: the multiple-group experiment - 12. Expanding the experiment: factorial designs - 13. Mactched Pairs, within-subjects, and mixed designs - 14. Single-n designs and quasi-experiments - 15. Putting it all together: writing research proposals and reports - Appendix A: APA format checklist - Appendix B: Sample APA-style paper - Appendix C: Parctical tips for conducting an ethical and valid study - Appendix D: Introduction to statistics - Appendix E: Statistics and random numbers tables.