Discovering research methods in psychology : a student's guide

L.D. Sanders

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 narrative

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  • Acknowledgements 1. Introduction and How To Use This Book 2. Ethics 3. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Experiment -- A Randomised Controlled Trial 4. Music and Stress Experiment -- A Matched Pairs Design 5. Competitive Anxiety Experiment -- A Repeated Measures Design 6. Change Blindness Experiment -- A Single Sample Design 7. Acoustic Preferences Experiment -- A Programme of Experiments - Animal Studies 8. Cognitive Costs of Racial Prejudice Experiment -- Unrelated Three-Factor Design Between Groups and Between Conditions 9. Mate-Selection Strategies Experiment -- A Mixed Two-Factor Design Within and Between Groups 10. The Autistic Spectrum Structured Observation 11. Cognitive Maps Clinical/Laboratory Observation 12. Eating Disorders and the Media Observation - Quantitative Content Analysis 13. Eating Disorders: The Experience Observation - Qualitative Content Analysis 14. Face Recognition Observation -- Clinical Case Study 15. Choices and Decisions Survey Methods -- Quantitative Questionnaire 16. Measuring Romance Survey Methods - Scale Development 17. Paranoia Survey Methods -- Interview 18. Understanding Heavy Drinking Survey Methods - Quantitative and Qualitative 19. Attributing Success and Failure Cross-Cultural Study - Mixed Methods 20. Contrasting the Methods Key Topics BPS Ethical Principles for Conducting Research with Human Participants Glossary References Index

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書名 Discovering research methods in psychology : a student's guide
著作者等 Sanders, Lalage D.
Sanders L. D.
出版元 BPS Blackwell
刊行年月 2010
ページ数 vi, 330 p.
大きさ 25 cm
ISBN 9781405175302
NCID BB01450637
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス