Research Methods: Concepts and Connections Second Edition

Edition: 2nd
Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 2019-06-10
Publisher(s): Worth Publishers
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With over two decades of classroom experience, Michael Passer knows how to guide students through the ins and outs of research methods in ways they can actually understand and put into practice. In this remarkable text, Passer’s experience leads to chapters filled with clear explanations, resonant examples, and contemporary research from across the breadth of modern psychology, all while anticipating common questions and misunderstandings.

This edition features new full-page infographics summarizing key concepts and fully updated research. It can be packaged FREE with Worth Publishers’ LaunchPad Solo for Research Methods—the ideal online component for the text, featuring videos and activities that put students in the role of either experimenter or research subject.  

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Science and Psychology

Chapter 2: Conducting Psychological Research

Chapter 3: Conducting Ethical Research

Chapter 4: Defining and Measuring Variables

Chapter 5: Correlation and Correlational Research

Chapter 6: Case Studies and Observational Research

Chapter 7: Survey Research

Chapter 8: Single-Factor Experimental Designs

Chapter 9: Factorial Designs

Chapter 10: Experimentation and Validity

Chapter 11: Quasi-Experimental Designs

Chapter 12: Single-Case Experimental Designs

Statistics Modules

Appendix A: Communicating Research Results

Appendix B: American Psychological Association Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct

Appendix C: Statistical Tables

Appendix D: Answers to Thinking Cirtically and Applying Your Knowledge Questions

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