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Research Methods & Experimental Design

  1. 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

  2. Publish and Prosper

    A Strategy Guide for Students and Researchers

    By Nathaniel M. Lambert

    Intended to help readers succeed in academia by increasing their scholarly productivity, this book provides strategies for getting articles published quickly in reputable research journals. Rather than focusing on the basics of writing about results, this unique guidebook provides tips on how to...

    Published August 27th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Contemporary Issues in Exploratory Data Mining in the Behavioral Sciences

    Edited by John J. McArdle, Gilbert Ritschard

    Series: Quantitative Methodology Series

    This book reviews the latest techniques in exploratory data mining (EDM) for the analysis of data in the social and behavioral sciences to help researchers assess the predictive value of different combinations of variables in large data sets. Methodological findings and conceptual models that...

    Published August 26th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Qualitative Research in the Health Sciences

    Methodologies, Methods and Processes

    By Bev Taylor, Karen Francis

    There is a growing interest in, and acceptance of, qualitative research approaches in the health science disciplines, both as standalone methodologies and integrated with quantitative designs in mixed methods approaches. This comprehensive text provides deeper knowledge and application of a wide...

    Published June 19th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Involving Children and Young People in Health and Social Care Research

    Edited by Jennie Fleming, Thilo Boeck

    Lead by both children’s rights perspectives and methodological arguments there is an increasing emphasis on children and young people’s participation in health and social care research by researchers, policy makers and funding bodies – with many now considering the active involvement of children...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Single Case Research in Schools

    Practical Guidelines for School-Based Professionals

    By Kimberly J. Vannest, John L. Davis, Richard I. Parker

    Series: School-Based Practice in Action

    Single Case Research in Schools addresses and examines the variety of cutting-edge issues in single case research (SCR) in educational settings. Featuring simple and practical techniques for aggregating data for evidence-based practices, the book delves into methods of selecting behaviors of...

    Published May 19th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Modern Research Methods for the Study of Behavior in Organizations

    Edited by Jose M. Cortina, Ronald S. Landis

    Series: SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series

    The goal of the chapters in this SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series volume is to challenge researchers to break away from the rote application of traditional methodologies and to capitalize upon the wealth of data collection and analytic strategies available to them. In that spirit...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 24th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Research Methods in Occupational Health Psychology

    Measurement, Design and Data Analysis

    Edited by Robert R. Sinclair, Mo Wang, Lois E. Tetrick

    Research Methods in Occupational Health Psychology: Measurement, Design, and Data Analysis provides a state-of-the-art review of current issues and best practices in the science of Occupational Health Psychology. Occupational Health Psychology (OHP) is a multidisciplinary and rapidly growing area...

    Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Single-case and Small-n Experimental Designs

    A Practical Guide To Randomization Tests, Second Edition

    By Pat Dugard, Portia File, Jonathan Todman

    This practical guide explains the use of randomization tests and provides example designs and macros for implementation in IBM SPSS and Excel. It reviews the theory and practice of single-case and small-n designs so readers can draw valid causal inferences from small-scale clinical studies. The...

    Published October 26th 2011 by Routledge

  11. Ethical Issues in Psychology

    By Philip Banyard, Cara Flanagan

    Series: Foundations of Psychology

    How do we know right from wrong, good from bad, help from hindrance, and how can we judge the behaviour of others? Ethics are the rules and guidelines that we use to make such judgements. Often there are no clear answers, which make this subject both interesting and potentially frustrating. In this...

    Published August 8th 2011 by Routledge

  12. Visual Methods in Psychology

    Using and Interpreting Images in Qualitative Research

    Edited by Paula Reavey

    This comprehensive volume provides an unprecedented illustration of the potential for visual methods in psychology. Each chapter explores the set of theoretical, methodological, as well as ethical and analytical issues that shape the ways in which visual qualitative research is conducted in...

    Published June 30th 2011 by Routledge

  13. Handbook of Ethics in Quantitative Methodology

    Edited by A. T. Panter, Sonya K. Sterba

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This comprehensive Handbook is the first to provide a practical, interdisciplinary review of ethical issues as they relate to quantitative methodology including how to present evidence for reliability and validity, what comprises an adequate tested population, and what constitutes scientific...

    Published January 13th 2011 by Routledge

  14. Cross-Cultural Analysis

    Methods and Applications

    Edited by Eldad Davidov, Peter Schmidt, Jaak Billiet

    Series: European Association of Methodology Series

    Intended to bridge the gap between the latest methodological developments and cross-cultural research, this interdisciplinary resource presents the latest strategies for analyzing cross-cultural data. Techniques are demonstrated through the use of applications that employ cross national data...

    Published November 16th 2010 by Routledge

  15. Social and Behavioral Research and the Internet

    Advances in Applied Methods and Research Strategies

    Edited by Marcel Das, Peter Ester, Lars Kaczmirek

    Series: European Association of Methodology Series

    Highlighting the progress made by researchers in using Web-based surveys for data collection, this timely volume summarizes the experiences of leading behavioral and social scientists from Europe and the US who collected data using the Internet. Some chapters present theory, methodology, design,...

    Published October 11th 2010 by Routledge

  16. Research Design and Statistical Analysis

    Third Edition

    By Jerome L. Myers, Arnold D. Well, Robert F. Lorch Jr

    Research Design and Statistical Analysis provides comprehensive coverage of the design principles and statistical concepts necessary to make sense of real data. The book’s goal is to provide a strong conceptual foundation to enable readers to generalize concepts to new research situations.&...

    Published May 17th 2010 by Routledge

  17. The Reviewer’s Guide to Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences

    By Greg Hancock, Ralph Mueller

    Edited by Gregory R. Hancock, Ralph O. Mueller

    The Reviewer’s Guide to Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences is designed for evaluators of research manuscripts and proposals in the social and behavioral sciences, and beyond. Its thirty-one uniquely structured chapters cover both traditional and emerging methods of quantitative data...

    Published February 12th 2010 by Routledge

  18. Statistical Methods for Modeling Human Dynamics

    An Interdisciplinary Dialogue

    Edited by Sy-Miin Chow, Emilio Ferrer, Fushing Hsieh

    Series: Notre Dame Series on Quantitative Methodology

    This interdisciplinary volume features contributions from researchers in the fields of psychology, neuroscience, statistics, computer science, and physics. State-of-the-art techniques and applications used to analyze data obtained from studies in cognition, emotion, and electrophysiology are...

    Published December 9th 2009 by Routledge

  19. Quantitative Psychological Research

    The Complete Student's Companion, 3rd Edition

    By David Clark-Carter

    This book expertly guides the reader through all stages involved in undertaking quantitative psychological research, from accessing the relevant literature, through designing and conducting a study, analysing and interpreting data, and finally reporting the research. This third edition includes...

    Published September 8th 2009 by Psychology Press

  20. Research Methods in Applied Settings

    An Integrated Approach to Design and Analysis, Second Edition

    By Jeffrey A. Gliner, George A. Morgan, Nancy L. Leech

    Through its integrated approach to quantitative research methods, this text teaches readers how to plan, conduct, and write a research project and select and interpret data so they can become better consumers of research. This is not a statistics book—there are very few formulas. Rather...

    Published June 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  21. Strategies and Tactics of Behavioral Research, Third Edition

    By James M. Johnston, Henry S. Pennypacker

    Almost entirely rewritten and reformatted with many more learning tools, this classic text now has even greater appeal to today’s students. This edition features much more discussion of how research methods are relevant for practitioners, and many examples are based on field research and service...

    Published August 28th 2008 by Routledge

  22. International Handbook of Survey Methodology

    Edited by Edith D. de Leeuw, Joop Hox, Don Dillman

    Series: European Association of Methodology Series

    Taking into account both traditional and emerging modes, this comprehensive new Handbook covers all major methodological and statistical issues in designing and analyzing surveys. With contributions from the world's leading survey methodologists and statisticians, this invaluable new resource...

    Published January 16th 2008 by Routledge

  23. Thinking With Data

    Edited by Marsha C. Lovett, Priti Shah

    Series: Carnegie Mellon Symposia on Cognition Series

    The chapters in Thinking With Data are based on presentations given at the 33rd Carnegie Symposium on Cognition. The Symposium was motivated by the confluence of three emerging trends: (1) the increasing need for people to think effectively with data at work, at school, and in everyday life, (2)...

    Published May 21st 2007 by Psychology Press

  24. How to do Research

    A Psychologist's Guide

    By Jonathan St B T Evans

    Despite the existence of a large number of research methods textbooks, until now there has not been one offering coherent discussion of or clearly outlining a 'strategy' for research. How to do Research is intended to decisively redress this imbalance. Offering practical advice on all...

    Published August 18th 2005 by Psychology Press

  25. The Research Companion

    A Practical Guide for the Social and Health Sciences

    By Petra M. Boynton

    Social science research has traditionally focused on the historical study of research methods, frequently overlooking the practical skills needed to undertake a research project. The Research Companion recognises this need for instruction in the practice of research and offers clear, honest advice...

    Published June 29th 2005 by Psychology Press

  26. Designing Experiments and Analyzing Data

    A Model Comparison Perspective, Second Edition

    By Scott E. Maxwell, Harold D. Delaney

    Through this book's unique model comparison approach, students and researchers are introduced to a set of fundamental principles for analyzing data. After seeing how these principles can be applied in simple designs, students are shown how these same principles also apply in more complicated...

    Published June 30th 2003 by Routledge

  27. Advanced Research Methods in Psychology

    By David Giles

    How do you perform a MANOVA? What is grounded theory? How do you draw up a repertory grid? These, and many other questions are addressed in this wide-ranging handbook of methods and analytic techniques which uniquely covers both quantitative and qualitative methods.Based on a broad survey of...

    Published July 31st 2002 by Routledge

  28. A Student's Guide to Analysis of Variance

    By Maxwell Roberts, Riccardo Russo

    In the investigation of human behaviour, statistical techniques are employed widely in the social sciences. Whilst introductory statistics courses cover essential techniques, the complexities of behaviour demand that more flexible and comprehensive methods are also employed. Analysis of Variance (...

    Published January 14th 1999 by Routledge