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    #PSY50K: £100/$160 Worth of Books Giveaway to Celebrate 50K on Twitter

    We have hit 50,000 followers on Twitter! To celebrate this @psypress milestone, we want to thank you by giving you the chance to win £100/$160 worth of books for one of your friends. What better gift is there than the gift of knowledge?

  2. New: Improving Survey Methods: Lessons from Recent Research

    This state-of-the-art volume provides insight into the recent developments in survey research. It covers topics like: survey modes and response effects, bio indicators and paradata, interviewer and survey error, mixed-mode panels, sensitive questions, conducting web surveys and access panels, coping with non-response, and handling missing data. The authors are leading scientists in the field, and discuss the latest methods and challenges with respect to these topics.

  3. Crafting Scholarship in the Behavioral and Social Sciences

    "Graduate students and new professionals will benefit from the author’s considerable experience. … The writing style is clear, easy to follow and understand, and appropriate for the intended audience" – David H. Demo, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA 

    To read more about this textbook, please click here.

    To request a complimentary copy for your course, please click here.   

  4. Principles and Methods of Social Research, 3rd Edition

    "The depth of understanding in research methodology provided in this book is second to none. I used this book as a graduate student, and when I started teaching graduate students I found that no other text provided the amount of detail required at the graduate level." – Joseph A. Camilleri, Westfield State University, USA 

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  5. Authors of the Month September 2014: William D. Crano, Marilynn B. Brewer, and Andrew Lac

    William D. Crano, Marilynn B. Brewer, and Andrew Lacco-authors of Principles and Methods of Social Research, 3rd Editionare the Psychology Press Authors of the Month for September 2014. William D. Crano is the Oskamp Distinguished Chair and Head of the Department of Psychology at Claremont Graduate University. Marilynn B. Brewer is Professor Emeritus from the Ohio State University and a Visiting Professor of Psychology at the University of New South Wales. Andrew Lac is Research Professor of Psychology at Claremont Graduate University. 

  6. Announcing Routledge Handbooks Online!

    Routledge Handbooks Online brings together Routledge Handbooks, Companions, and Worlds content into one brand new, innovative digital platform.

    Routledge Handbooks Online is fully searchable and truly interdisciplinary.

    Free trials of Routledge Handbooks Online are available to qualifying institutions. Ask your librarian to sign up for a free trial today! Click here for information on how to sign up for a free trial.

  7. Authors of the Month August 2014: Nancy L. Leech, Karen C. Barrett, and George A. Morgan

    Nancy L. Leech, Karen C. Barrett, and George A. Morgan , co-authors of IBM SPSS for Intermediate Statistics, Fifth Edition, are the Psychology Press Authors of the Month for August 2014. Nancy L. Leech is a Professor in the School of Education and Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver. Karen C. Barrett is a Professor of Human Development and Family Studies at Colorado State University. George A. Morgan is an Emeritus Professor of Education and Human Development at Colorado State University. 

  8. IBM SPSS for Intermediate Statistics

    "This text can be summed up in one exceedingly important word … practicality. Amidst a world of statistical complexity, the authors practically weave the use of SPSS, key considerations, interpretation, and writing up findings into one applied, very useful basket." – Robin K. Henson, University of North Texas, USA 

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  9. Categorical and Nonparametric Data Analysis

    "This book is unique in its coverage of categorical and nonparametric techniques, step-by-step examples, presentation of learning aids, and of internet resources. It is an important textbook on these topics as well as a useful reference book." – Joanne Peng, Indiana University, USA 

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  10. MATLAB for Behavioral Scientists, Second Edition

    "Finally, a definitive MATLAB textbook! The coverage of MATLAB programming is both broad and deep. This is the book that can help a motivated reader develop from a MATLAB beginner to a pro." – Hongjing Lu, University of California Los Angeles, USA 

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