Research Methods in Psychology

Research Methods in Psychology

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This is the ninth edition of a textbook on research methods in psychology. Updates to this edition include the addition of new research examples, more economical chapter formatting, and changes in exercises. It includes a number of quizzes, problems, a glossary, and online access to resources for each chapter. The companion instructor's manual also has been updated. Authors are Shaughnessy (psychology, Hope College), Eugene Zechmeister (emeritus, psychology, Loyola U.), and Jeanne Zechmeister (previously, psychology, Loyola U.). Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

McGraw Hill
Now in its ninth successful edition, Research Methods in Psychology unites students’ passion for psychology with their interest in answering questions about behavior and mental processes. The text introduces students to an array of methodological tools psychologists use in their research -- from the basics of scientific inquiry, ethical conduct, and controlled observation to correlational, experimental, and applied approaches to research. Throughout, students learn research methods within the context of classic and contemporary studies from diverse areas of psychology.

Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2012
Edition: 9th ed
ISBN: 9780078035180
Characteristics: xv, 488 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm


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