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APA Handbook of Research Methods in Psychology - Harris M. Cooper; American Psychological Association Staff (Contribution by)
Call Number: BF 76.5 .A73 2012 (Building Use Only)
ISBN: 9781433810039
Publication Date: 2012-03-15
The three-volume APA Handbook of Research Methods in Psychology features descriptions of many techniques that psychologists and others have developed to help them pursue a shared understanding of why humans think, feel, and behave the way they do.

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The Practical Researcher - Dana Dunn
Call Number: BF 76.5 .D864 2010
ISBN: 9781405168847
Publication Date: 2009-07-01
Contents: The why and how of psychological research -- Research approaches and generating ideas -- Searching and reading the psychological literature -- Writing : a first and last consideration -- Ethical considerations in the practice of research -- Experimental research -- Applied and field research : nonexperimental approaches -- Planning analyses and displaying data -- Presenting and publishing research -- Closing thoughts and future directions.

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When Research Goes off the Rails - David L. Streiner (Editor); Souraya Sidani (Editor)
Call Number: BF 76.5 .W475 2010
ISBN: 9781606234105
Publication Date: 2009-10-08
This refreshingly candid guide presents firsthand vignettes of obstacles on the bumpy road of research and offers feasible, easy-to-implement solutions. Contributors from a range of disciplines describe real-world problems at each stage of a quantitative or qualitative research project--from gaining review board approval to collecting and analyzing data--and discuss how these problems were resolved, including suggestions for further reading.

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Advanced Methods for Conducting Online Behavioral Research - Samuel D. Gosling; John A. Johnson
Call Number: BF 76.6 .I57 A38 2010
ISBN: 9781433806957
Publication Date: 2010-01-15
The Internet is revolutionizing the way psychologists conduct behavioral research. This book goes beyond the basics to teach readers advanced methods for conducting behavioral research on the Internet. Short chapters offer practical advice by leading experts in key domains of Internet research.

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SAGE Handbook of Quantitative Methods in Psychology - Alberto Maydeu-Olivares (Editor); Roger E. Millsap (Editor)
Call Number: BF 39 .S24 2009
ISBN: 141293091X
Publication Date: 2009-08-05
The SAGE Handbook of Quantitative Methods in Psychology covers a methodological topic with equal attention paid to established theory and the challenges facing methodologists as they address new research questions using that particular methodology.

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Measuring Behaviour - Paul Martin
Call Number: QL 751 .M255 2007
ISBN: 9780521828680
Publication Date: 2007-08-01
Measuring Behaviour has established itself as a standard text. Largely rewritten, updated and reorganised, this third edition is, as before, a guide to the principles and methods of quantitative studies of behaviour, with an emphasis on techniques of observation, recording and analysis.

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Research in Psychology - Colin Dyer
Call Number: BF 76.5 .D94 2006
ISBN: 9781405125260
Publication Date: 2006-09-18
Colin Dyer's Research in Psychology provides a concise and accessible introduction to research methods and statistics in the field, presenting a clear focus on the practicalities of how to effectively conduct research.

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Mixing Methods in Psychology - Zazie Todd (Editor); David D. Clarke (Editor); Suzanne McKeown (Editor); Brigitte Nerlich (Editor)
Call Number: BF 76.5 .M59 2004
ISBN: 0415186498
Publication Date: 2004-09-01
Mixing Methods in Psychology looks in detail at the problems involved in attempting to reconcile qualitative and quantitative methods both within and across subjects.

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Research Methods in Clinical Psychology - Chris Barker; Robert Elliott; Nancy Pistrang
Call Number: RC 467.8 .B37 2002
ISBN: 0471490873
Publication Date: 2002-11-08
This is a concise and accessible review of the thoughts and methods which relate to undertaking research, and evaluating research and clinical treatment.

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Research with Children - Pia Christensen (Editor); Allison James (Editor)
Call Number: HQ 767.85 .R48 2000
ISBN: 0750709758
Publication Date: 2000-06-19
Research with Children is a unique resource book on the methodology of childhood research. Leading and new researchers within the social studies of childhood discuss central questions of epistemology and methodology, demonstrating the links between theory and practice.

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First Steps in Research and Statistics - Dennis Howitt; Duncan Cramer
Call Number: BF 76.5 .H69 2000
ISBN: 0415201012
Publication Date: 2000-06-20
First Steps in Research and Statistics is a new, very accessible approach to learning about quantitative methods. No previous knowledge or experience is assumed and every stage of the research process is covered.

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Protecting Human Subjects - Garvin Chastain (Editor); R. Eric Landrum (Editor)
Call Number: BF 181 .P65 1999
ISBN: 1557985758
Publication Date: 1999-02-01
Contents: Subject pool policies in undergraduate-only departments: results from a nationwide survey / R. Eric Landum and Garvin Chastain -- What makes a subject pool (un)ethical? / Joan E. Sieber -- Research participation among general psychology students at a metropolitan comprehensive public university / Bradley M. Waite and Laura L. Bowman -- Evaluating students' research experiences via credit slips / Richard L. Moreland -- Why do students miss psychology experiments and what can be done about it? / Darrell L. Butler -- Case study of a departmental subject pool and review board / Gregory L. Murphy -- Why, what, how, and when of effective faculty use of institutional review boards / Janet F. Gillespie -- Interactions concerning risky research: investigators rate their IRBs (and vice versa) / James R. Council ... [et. al.] -- Sexuality research, institutional review boards and subject pools / Michael W. Wiederman.


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