ISBN 9780745639819,Discovering Research Methods in Psychology

Discovering Research Methods in Psychology


L.D. Sanders



Wiley Black Publisher

Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9780745639819

ISBN-10 074563981X


Number of Pages 344 Pages
Language (English)

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Discovering Research Methods in Psychology: A Student's Guide presents an accessible introduction to the research methodology techniques that underpin the field of psychology Offers a unique narrative approach to introducing the complexities of psychological research methods to first year students Introduces the reader to the three main types of research methods used in psychology - observation, experimentation and survey methods Provides clear summaries of 21st-century published studies that reflect diversity and best illustrate issues in research methodology Includes an emphasis on topics of most interest to students, from those with a personal perspective such as romantic relationships, prejudice and career decisions, to clinical topics including eating disorders, heavy drinking and paranoia Features a comprehensive glossary of all research terminology used in the narrative