Reporting Quantitative Research in Psychology How to Meet APA Style Journal Article Reporting Standards, Second Edition, Revised, 2020

Edition: 2nd
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Pub. Date: 2020-01-14
Publisher(s): American Psychological Association
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This updated edition provides practical guidance for implementing APA’s Journal Article Reporting Standards for Quantitative Research (JARS-Quant) and Meta-Analysis Reporting Standards (MARS).


Author Biography

Harris Cooper, PhD, is the Hugo L. Blomquist Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University. He is the author of several books, including Research Synthesis and Meta-Analysis: A Step-by-Step Approach; Ethical Choices in Research: Managing Data, Writing Reports, and Publishing Results in the Social Sciences; and Critical Thinking About Research: Psychology and Related Fields (second to Julian Meltzoff). He is a former editor of the journals Psychological Bulletin and Archives of Scientific Psychology. He served as chair of the psychology department at both Duke University and the University of Missouri–Columbia and as dean of the social sciences at Duke (2017–2018).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Reporting Standards for Research in Psychology: Why Do We Need Them? What Might They Be?
Chapter 2. Setting the Stage: Title Page, Abstract, and Introduction
Chapter 3. Detailing What You Did: The Method Section
Chapter 4. Describing Your Research Design: Studies With and Without Experimental Manipulations
Chapter 5. Summarizing Your Data and Statistical Analyses: The Results Section
Chapter 6. Reporting Other Design Features: Longitudinal Studies, Replication Studies, Studies With One Subject, and Clinical Trials
Chapter 7. Interpreting Your Results: The Discussion Section
Chapter 8. Reporting Research Syntheses and Meta-Analyses
Chapter 9. How the Journal Article Reporting Standards and the Meta-Analysis Reporting Standards Came to Be and Can Be Used in the Future
Appendix. Abstracts of the 16 Articles Used as Examples in Text
About the Author

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