Developmental Psychology and Family Studies Textbooks

New, Upcoming and Key Titles 2014

Research Methods and Statistics

  1. Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology

    6th Edition

    By Hugh Coolican

    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...

    Published April 4th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. SPSS Explained

    2nd Edition

    By Perry R. Hinton, Isabella McMurray, Charlotte Brownlow

    SPSS Explained provides the student with all that they need to undertake statistical analysis using SPSS. It combines a step-by-step approach to each procedure with easy to follow screenshots at each stage of the process. A number of other helpful features are provided: regular advice boxes with...

    Published March 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. SPSS Explained

    2nd Edition

    By Perry R. Hinton, Isabella McMurray, Charlotte Brownlow

    SPSS Explained provides the student with all that they need to undertake statistical analysis using SPSS. It combines a step-by-step approach to each procedure with easy to follow screenshots at each stage of the process. A number of other helpful features are provided: regular advice boxes with...

    Published March 5th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Multilevel and Longitudinal Modeling with IBM SPSS

    2nd Edition

    By Ronald H. Heck, Scott L. Thomas, Lynn N. Tabata

    Series: Quantitative Methodology Series

    This book demonstrates how to use multilevel and longitudinal modeling techniques available in the IBM SPSS mixed-effects program (MIXED). Annotated screen shots provide readers with a step-by-step understanding of each technique and navigating the program. Readers learn how to set up, run, and...

    Published July 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Principles of Research in Behavioral Science

    Third Edition

    By Bernard E. Whitley, Jr., Mary E. Kite

    Intended for beginning graduate or advanced undergraduate students, this book provides a comprehensive review of research methods used in psychology and related disciplines. It covers topics that are often omitted in other texts including correlational and qualitative research and integrative...

    Published October 25th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Observing Children in Their Natural Worlds

    A Methodological Primer, Third Edition

    By Anthony D. Pellegrini, Frank Symons, John Hoch

    This book shows readers how to conduct observational methods, research tools used to describe and explain behaviors as they unfold in everyday settings. The book now uses both an evolutionary and a cultural perspective. The methods presented are drawn from psychology, education, family studies,...

    Published August 7th 2012 by Psychology Press

  7. SPSS for Psychologists

    Fifth Edition

    By Nicola Brace, Richard Kemp, Rosemary Snelgar

    With over 50,000 copies sold, the new edition of this best-selling guide carefully leads the user through the process of using SPSS version 20 to analyze psychological data. The authors review the basic issues regarding design and proceed through all of the major statistical techniques used in...

    Published July 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  8. IBM SPSS for Introductory Statistics

    Use and Interpretation, Fifth Edition

    By George A. Morgan, Nancy L. Leech, Gene W. Gloeckner, Karen C. Barrett

    Designed to help students analyze and interpret research data using IBM SPSS, this user-friendly book, written in easy-to-understand language, shows readers how to choose the appropriate statistic based on the design, and to interpret outputs appropriately. The authors prepare readers for all of...

    Published July 11th 2012 by Routledge

  9. An Introduction to Statistical Concepts

    Third Edition

    By Richard G. Lomax, Debbie L. Hahs-Vaughn

    This comprehensive, flexible text is used in both one- and two-semester courses to review introductory through intermediate statistics. Instructors select the topics that are most appropriate for their course. Its conceptual approach helps students more easily understand the concepts and interpret...

    Published March 1st 2012 by Routledge

  10. Applied Research in Child and Adolescent Development

    A Practical Guide

    Edited by Valerie Maholmes, Carmela Gina Lomonaco

    Developed for an NIH training institute, this volume is organized around the most frequently asked questions by researchers starting their careers in applied research in child and adolescent development. With contributions from the leading scholars in the field, actual research experiences...

    Published April 27th 2010 by Psychology Press