Research Methods, Statistics, Testing and Measurement Textbooks


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  1. Longitudinal Analysis

    Modeling Within-Person Fluctuation and Change

    By Lesa Hoffman

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    Longitudinal Analysis provides an accessible, application-oriented treatment of introductory and advanced linear models for within-person fluctuation and change. Organized by research design and data type, the text uses in-depth examples to provide a complete description of the model-building...

    To Be Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Principles and Methods of Social Research

    3rd Edition

    By William D. Crano, Marilynn B. Brewer, Andrew Lac

    Used to train generations of social scientists, this thoroughly updated classic text covers the latest research techniques and designs. Applauded for its comprehensive coverage, the breadth and depth of content is unparalleled. Through a multi-methodology approach, the text guides readers toward...

    To Be Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. IBM SPSS for Intermediate Statistics

    Use and Interpretation, Fifth Edition

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

    Designed to help readers analyze and interpret research data using IBM SPSS, this user-friendly book shows readers how to choose the appropriate statistic based on the design; perform intermediate statistics, including multivariate statistics; interpret output; and write about the results. The book...

    To Be Published August 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Categorical and Nonparametric Data Analysis

    Choosing the Best Statistical Technique

    By E. Michael Nussbaum

    Featuring in-depth coverage of categorical and nonparametric statistics, this book provides a conceptual framework for choosing the most appropriate type of test in various research scenarios. Class tested at the University of Nevada, the book's clear explanations of the underlying assumptions,...

    To Be Published July 28th 2014 by Routledge

  5. MATLAB for Behavioral Scientists, Second Edition

    By David A. Rosenbaum, Jonathan Vaughan, Brad Wyble

    Written specifically for those with no prior programming experience and minimal quantitative training, this accessible text walks behavioral science students and researchers through the process of programming using MATLAB. The book explores examples, terms, and programming needs relevant to those...

    Published July 7th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. Statistics Explained

    3rd Edition

    By Perry R. Hinton

    Statistics Explained is an accessible introduction to statistical concepts and ideas. It makes few assumptions about the reader’s statistical knowledge, carefully explaining each step of the analysis and the logic behind it. The book: provides a clear explanation of statistical analysis and the...

    Published March 6th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. Moral Development

    Theory and Applications

    By Elizabeth C. Vozzola

    This class-tested text provides a comprehensive overview of the classical and current theories of moral development and applications of these theories in various counseling and educational settings. Lively and accessible, this text engages students through numerous examples and boxes that highlight...

    Published February 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Essence of Multivariate Thinking

    Basic Themes and Methods, 2nd Edition

    By Lisa L. Harlow

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    By focusing on underlying themes, this book helps readers better understand the connections between multivariate methods. For each method the author highlights: the similarities and differences between the methods, when they are used and the questions they address, the key assumptions and...

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  11. Writing in Psychology

    By Scott A. Miller

    This book helps readers become better writers of psychology and better writers in general. After reading thousands of course papers, theses, and dissertations, Dr. Miller knows and addresses the issues that students find most challenging when writing about psychology. Written with the utmost...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  12. R Data Analysis without Programming

    By David W. Gerbing

    This book prepares readers to analyze data and interpret statistical results using R more quickly than other texts. R is a challenging program to learn because code must be created to get started. To alleviate that challenge, Professor Gerbing developed lessR. LessR extensions remove the need to...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  13. Statistical Power Analysis for the Social and Behavioral Sciences

    Basic and Advanced Techniques

    By Xiaofeng Steven Liu

    This is the first book to demonstrate the application of power analysis to the newer more advanced statistical techniques that are increasingly used in the social and behavioral sciences. Both basic and advanced designs are covered. Readers are shown how to apply power analysis to techniques such...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  14. Measurement Theory in Action

    Case Studies and Exercises, Second Edition

    By Kenneth S. Shultz, David J. Whitney, Michael J. Zickar

    This book helps readers apply testing and measurement theories. Featuring 22 self-standing modules, instructors can pick and choose the ones that are most appropriate for their course. Each module features an overview of a measurement issue and a step-by-step application of that theory. Best...

    Published November 6th 2013 by Routledge

  15. 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 21st 2013 by Routledge