ISBN 9788126536375,Research In Psychology: A Practical Guide To Methods And Statistics

Research In Psychology: A Practical Guide To Methods And Statistics


Colin Dyer



Wiley India Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9788126536375

ISBN-10 8126536373

Paper Back

Number of Pages 336 Pages
Language (English)

Cognition & cognitive psychology||||

Colin Dyer's Research in Psychology provides a concise and accessible introduction to research methods and statistics in the field. A follow up to the popular text, Beginning Research in Psychology, this book presents a clear focus on the practicalities of how to conduct research, and provides thorough coverage of key areas and topics.
Using qualitative and quantitative approaches, this text is an invaluable resource to those looking to improve their understanding of research methods and statistics.
About the Author

Colin Dyer has a first degree in Psychology from the University of Leicester and an M.Sc. in Cognition, Computing, and Psychology from the University of Warwick. He has been teaching psychology since 1978 and has gained experience of all levels from GCSE to postgraduate. He is now a freelance writer and researcher having previously managed and taught HE courses at North Warwickshire & Hinckley College. He is also an Honorary Lecturer at Coventry University, where he has taught both Psychology undergraduates and students on the Clinical Doctorate program.

Table of Contents:
Psychology and Science Part I: Methods of Research: Interviews. Surveys, Sampling and Questionnaires Observations Experiments Part II: Data Analysis: Introduction to Qualitative Data Analysis Introduction to Quantitative Data Analysis Introduction to Inferential Statistics Test Statistics Appendix 1: Ethical Principles in Psychological Research Appendix 2: SPSS Versions 11, 12 and 13 Appendix 3: The Basic Rules of Mathematics Appendix 4: Statistical Tables References Index