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Introducing psychological research : sixty studies that shape psychology / [edited by] Philip Banyard and Andrew Grayson.

Contributor(s): Banyard, Philip, 1953- [editor.] | Grayson, Andrew, 1963- [editor.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire ; London : Macmillan Press Ltd, 1996Description: xxiv, 506 pages : illustrations ; 25 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0333620054; 9780333620052Subject(s): Psychology -- Research | Psychology, Experimental -- Methods | Psychology -- History | | Humanities: Psychology December2017Genre/Form: -- Reading book DDC classification: 150.72 Summary: Most important psychological research is presented in the form of research papers. Students of psychology have long faced the problem of tracking down original research articles, which are generally scattered in hard-to-find journals (where they are usually rendered in tedious academic fashion) or presented in watered-down form in textbooks. In Introducing Psychological Research, Philip Banyard and Andrew Grayson have resolved this dilemma once and for all by providing detailed summaries and background information for sixty-four of the most influential studies in psychology. The collection includes pioneering work by Stanley Milgram, Philip Zimbardo, Henry Tajfel, B.F. Skinner, Niko Tinbergen, Sandra Bem, Carol Gilligan, Sigmund Freud, Albert Bandura, and many others. Among the ground-breaking trials highlighted are Piaget's cognitive approach, the jigsaw technique, the prison simulation, the Robber's Cave, and the Minimal Group Studies.
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Includes glossary.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Most important psychological research is presented in the form of research papers. Students of psychology have long faced the problem of tracking down original research articles, which are generally scattered in hard-to-find journals (where they are usually rendered in tedious academic fashion) or presented in watered-down form in textbooks. In Introducing Psychological Research, Philip Banyard and Andrew Grayson have resolved this dilemma once and for all by providing detailed summaries and background information for sixty-four of the most influential studies in psychology. The collection includes pioneering work by Stanley Milgram, Philip Zimbardo, Henry Tajfel, B.F. Skinner, Niko Tinbergen, Sandra Bem, Carol Gilligan, Sigmund Freud, Albert Bandura, and many others. Among the ground-breaking trials highlighted are Piaget's cognitive approach, the jigsaw technique, the prison simulation, the Robber's Cave, and the Minimal Group Studies.

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