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Introduction to research methods in psychology / Dennis Howitt, Duncan Cramer.

By: Howitt, Dennis.
Contributor(s): Cramer, Duncan.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Harlow : Pearson Education Limited, 2014Edition: 4th ed.Description: xxii, 508 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780273775058.Subject(s): Psychology -- Research -- Methodology | | Generalities Humanities, Psychology February2017Genre/Form: -- Reading bookDDC classification: 150.72
Contents:
Guided tour -- Introduction -- Acknowledgements -- The basics of research -- The role of research in psychology -- Aims and hypotheses in research -- Variables, concepts and measures -- The problems of generalisation and decision-making in research : chance findings and sample size -- Research reports : the total picture -- Examples of how to write research reports -- The literature search -- Ethics and data management in research -- Quantitative research methods -- The basic laboratory experiment -- Advanced experimental design -- Cross-sectional or correlational research : non-manipulation studies -- Longitudinal studies -- Sampling and population surveys -- Fundamentals of testing and measurement -- Psychological tests : their use and construction -- Reliability and validity : evaluating the value of tests and measures -- Coding data -- Qualitative research methods -- Why qualitative research? -- Qualitative data collection -- Transcribing language data : the jefferson system -- Thematic analysis -- Grounded theory -- Discourse analysis -- Conversation analysis -- Interpretative phenomenological analysis -- Evaluating and writing up qualitative research -- Research for projects, dissertations and theses -- Developing ideas for research -- Glossary -- References -- Index.
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Glossary : p. 483-489.

Index : p. 498-508.

Bibliography : p. 490-497.

Guided tour -- Introduction -- Acknowledgements -- The basics of research -- The role of research in psychology -- Aims and hypotheses in research -- Variables, concepts and measures -- The problems of generalisation and decision-making in research : chance findings and sample size -- Research reports : the total picture -- Examples of how to write research reports -- The literature search -- Ethics and data management in research -- Quantitative research methods -- The basic laboratory experiment -- Advanced experimental design -- Cross-sectional or correlational research : non-manipulation studies -- Longitudinal studies -- Sampling and population surveys -- Fundamentals of testing and measurement -- Psychological tests : their use and construction -- Reliability and validity : evaluating the value of tests and measures -- Coding data -- Qualitative research methods -- Why qualitative research? -- Qualitative data collection -- Transcribing language data : the jefferson system -- Thematic analysis -- Grounded theory -- Discourse analysis -- Conversation analysis -- Interpretative phenomenological analysis -- Evaluating and writing up qualitative research -- Research for projects, dissertations and theses -- Developing ideas for research -- Glossary -- References -- Index.

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